WAKE COUNTY, N.C. — Jacob Andrews, of Angier, bought a $20 scratch-off and won a $4 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Andrews bought his $150 Million Cash Explosion ticket from the Circle K on U.S. 421 South in Broadway.
He claimed his prize Thursday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.
As a winner, he had the option of taking the $4 million as an annuity of $200,000 a year for 20 years or a lump sum of $2.4 million.
He chose the $2.4 million lump sum and, after required federal and state tax withholdings, took home $1,698,006.