CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) — Eleni Housiadas, of Charlotte, decided to pick up a 50X the Cash ticket and won a $1 million top prize, according to an NC Eduation Lottery news release.
Housiadas purchased her winning $10 ticket from the Circle K on Sharon Road West in Charlotte.
She claimed her prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.
Housiadas had a choice of taking the $1 million as an annuity of $50,000 a year over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000.
She chose the lump sum of $600,000 and took home $424,503 after federal and state tax withholdings.
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