Eastern North Carolina man bags $100,000 prize with winning scratch-off ticket

Published 8:11 pm Saturday, March 19, 2022

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The North Carolina Education Lottery has reported that William Ferry, of Greenville, took a chance on a $30 scratch-off ticket and won a $100,000 prize.

“Ferry bought his lucky 200X The Cash ticket from the Sheetz on West Fifth Street in Washington,” stated a press release from NCEL. “Ferry arrived at lottery headquarters Wednesday to collect his prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $70,782.”

The game – 200X The Cash – launched this month with six top prizes of $5 million and 18 $100,000 prizes. Remaining to be claimed are six $5 million prizes and 16 $100,000 prizes.

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