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$100,000 prize arrives right before Craven County man’s first child

September 9, 2022 Posted by NC Lottery at 2:51 PM

Douglas Hurlock of Havelock, a soon-to-be-father for the first time, bought a $25 scratch-off ticket and won a $100,000 prize.

“Now my child’s medical care will be taken care of when he’s born,” Hurlock said.

Hurlock said he bought a Spectacular Riches ticket because his first choice was sold out.

“I gave it to my wife to look at because I didn’t believe I was seeing what I was seeing,” he said.

Hurlock bought his lucky ticket at the Speedway on East Main Street in Havelock. He collected his prize Thursday and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,017.

Hurlock said the only plan he has right now for the money is taking care of his child. He said the baby is due in late November.

The Spectacular Riches game debuted in October with eight top prizes of $1 million and 20 $100,000 prizes. Three $1 million prizes and nine $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.


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9/11/2022 01:58 - Gloria C.

Congratulations to you and I wish you many more wonderful wins. Congratulations on your new addition to family when he comes.

9/11/2022 09:51 - Karen W.

Congratulations on your win and also for new addition to the family.

9/10/2022 05:55 - Joseph O.

Congratulations ??

9/10/2022 05:53 - Yvonne b.


9/10/2022 06:19 - Darlene E.

Congrats, great win for the New Addition.

9/10/2022 01:57 - Sabrina D S.


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