Eden man wins $250,000 after buying $5 ticket

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EDEN, N.C. (WGHP) — Johnny Hairston, of Eden, bought a $5 ticket and won a $250,000 lottery prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

He bought his winning 20X The Cash ticket from the Meadow Green Shell on South Van Buren Road in Eden.

Hairston claimed his prize Friday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $176,876 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

The 20X The Cash game launched in February with 10 top prizes of $250,000.

Two top prizes remain to be won.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website

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