Abraham Hernandez, of Wilson, bought a $30 scratch-off and won the first $100,000 prize in the new $5,000,000 Ultimate scratch-off game, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Hernandez bought his winning ticket from Mar-Mac Express Mart on U.S. 117 South in Dudley.
He arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to collect his prize.
After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $71,259.
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