North Carolina man wins $1 million lottery prize after buying $30 scratch-off

17 January 2023

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Richard Todd, of Roanoke Rapids, bought a $30 scratch-off and won a $1 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Todd bought his winning Millionaire Maker ticket from the Speed Mart on East 10th Street in Roanoke Rapids.

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When Todd arrived at the lottery headquarters Friday, he had a decision to make.

He could choose to receive his prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000. He chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $427,509.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website

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