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Hoke County man mines first $250,000 Gold Rush top prize

August 10, 2020 Posted by NC Lottery at 11:20 AM

On Thursday, Arthur Thomas of Raeford found himself the first winner of a $250,000 Gold Rush top prize.

Thomas purchased his $5 ticket at the Fast Shop Food Mart on West Prospect Avenue in Raeford.

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

The $250,000 Gold Rush game launched this month with five top prizes of $250,000. Four top prizes remain to be won.  


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8/11/2020 09:10 - Willie M.

Congratulations on your winnings.. Best of success

8/10/2020 08:23 - Vickie R.

West Prospect Avenue - appropriate! Congrats!

8/10/2020 05:00 - Gloria C.

Congratulations to you and I wish you many more happy wins.

8/10/2020 12:46 - Michael B.

Love the 910!

8/10/2020 11:29 - DL H.

Congratulations Arthur on mining that gold!!! Enjoy it

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