North Carolina man wins $2 million from $20 scratch-off bought at gas station

18 January 2023

WALLACE, N.C. (WGHP) — James Lee, of Wallace, bought a $20 scratch-off and won a $2 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Lee bought his winning 100X The Cash ticket from Murphy USA on South N.C. 41 in Wallace.

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When Lee arrived at lottery headquarters Tuesday to collect his prize, he could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $100,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $1.2 million.

He chose the lump-sum amount of $1.2 million.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $855,006.

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