MINT HILL, N.C. 9WGHP) — Charles Stewart, of Mint Hill, bought a $20 scratch-off and won a $2 million top prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Stewart bought his winning 100X The Cash ticket at Earp’s Express on Brighton Park Drive in Mint Hill.
He claimed his prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters.
He had the choice of receiving the prize as an annuity of $100,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $1.2 million.
He chose the $1.2 million lump sum. After required federal and state withholdings, he took home $855,006.
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