CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) — Wayne Brown, of Charlotte, bought a $25 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Brown bought his winning ticket from the 7-Eleven on Old Concord Road in Charlotte.
When Brown arrived at lottery headquarters Monday, he had a decision to make.
He could choose to receive his prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000.
He chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000. After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $427,507.
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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.
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