(WGHP) — Harris Callicutt, of High Point, and Angela Weeks, of Archdale, bought a $5 scratch-off and won the first $250,000 prize in a new lottery scratch-off game, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
They bought the winning 20X The Cash ticket from Express Mart on North Main Street in Archdale.
They arrived at lottery headquarters Wednesday to claim their winnings.
Both players received $125,000 after splitting the $250,000 prize.
After required state and federal tax withholdings, each player took home $89,063.
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.