NC woman wins $1M lottery prize after buying $10 ticket from Circle K

Piedmont Triad News

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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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.

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