NC man wins $200,000 Powerball prize

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RED SPRINGS, N.C. (WGHP) — Aaron Locklear, of Red Springs, bought a Powerball ticket and won a $200,000 prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Locklear’s $3 Power Play Quick Pick ticket matched numbers on four white balls and the red Powerball to win $50,000 in the Dec. 20 drawing.

That prize quadrupled to $200,000 when the 4X multiplier was drawn.

The odds of matching four white balls and the Powerball in a drawing are 1 in 913,129.

Locklear’s ticket came from HnM Mart & Pizza on East Fourth Avenue in Red Springs.

He claimed his prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.

After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $142,021.

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