Michael Hansil of Ocean Isle Beach took a chance on a $5 scratch-off and won a $250,000 scratch-off prize.
Hansil bought his lucky $5 Power 5s ticket from Calabash Food & Fuel on Beach Drive Southwest in Calabash.
He arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to claim his prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $178,126.
The Power 5s game debuted with six $250,000 top prizes. Four $250,000 prizes remain to be claimed.
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