CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) — Carvent Webb, of Charlotte, bought a $30 scratch-off and won a $3 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Webb bought his lucky Fabulous Fortune ticket from the 7-Eleven on Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte.
When Webb arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to collect his prize, he had a decision to make.
He could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $150,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $1.8 million.
He chose the lump-sum amount of $1.8 million.
After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $1,272,722.
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