North Carolina woman scores $200,000 win on $5 scratch-off ticket
Published 8:00 pm Sunday, January 22, 2023
The North Carolina Education Lottery has reported a six-figure win on a scratch-off ticket by an Edgecombe County woman.
Patricia Weathersbe, of Tarboro, took a chance on a $5 scratch-off ticket and won a $200,000 prize.
Weathersbe bought her lucky Ruby Red 7’s ticket from the Speedway on North Main Street in Tarboro. She arrived at lottery headquarters Wednesday, January 18, 2023 to collect her prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $142,501.
Ruby Red 7’s debuted in December with six $200,000 prizes; four $200,000 prizes remain to be claimed.
For details on how money raised by the lottery made an impact across the state last year, go to www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.