North Carolina woman scores million-dollar win on lucky scratch-off ticket

Published 7:17 am Thursday, July 28, 2022

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The North Carolina Education Lottery has reported a million-dollar win by a Martin County woman.

Helen Holley, of Robersonville, tried her luck on a $30 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize.

Holley purchased her lucky $10,000,000 Colossal Cash ticket from the Circle K on Horner Boulevard in Sanford.

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“When Holley arrived at lottery headquarters, she had a decision to make,” stated a N.C. Education Lottery press release. “She could choose to receive his prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000 and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $426,069.”

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