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Wake County woman wins belated $100,000 birthday present

June 27, 2022 Posted by NC Lottery at 9:38 AM

Millicent Massey of Fuquay-Varina bought a scratch-off ticket just a couple days after her birthday and won a $100,000 prize.

“My birthday was Tuesday so it can’t get any better than this,” Massey said.

Massey bought her lucky $25 Spectacular Riches ticket from the Food Lion on Broad Street in Fuquay-Varina. She said she could barely speak when she saw the amount she won.

“I was just like, ‘Oh my God,” Massey said. “That’s really all I could say.”

Massey collected her prize Friday at lottery headquarters and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,017.

She said she would use her winnings to pay off some bills and put the rest in the bank.

Spectacular Riches debuted in October with eight $1 million prizes and 20 $100,000 prizes. Five $1 million prizes and 12 $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.


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6/28/2022 08:07 - ALMETA K.

I never won anything like big money, playful one day I will, by the grace of God's BLESSINGS ??

6/28/2022 07:32 - Roger K.

Congratulations on your win! You have done something I haven't done is win a big lottery scratch offs. Pay them bills off, put the rest in cash inside your mattress or in a lock box in a safe place and don't tell nobody about it. I mean help some family members, but that's it. Enjoy it, save it, cause we don't know what's going to happen down the road,with this economy.

6/28/2022 01:18 - Charles H.

Wake county once again, you folks still buying coincidence?

6/27/2022 11:01 - DANIEL P.

Happy birthday indeed... congratulations

6/27/2022 10:10 - Sabrina D S.


6/27/2022 09:06 - gracie l.

I am happy for you.

6/27/2022 05:57 - Louis A.

Nice win

6/27/2022 03:35 - Larry H.

Good luck with your winning

6/27/2022 09:44 - Denise C.


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