Kiu Nim of Raleigh took a chance on a $20 scratch-off ticket and won a $100,000 prize.
Nim bought her lucky Power 20s ticket from A&C Supermarket on South Wilmington Street in Raleigh.
She arrived at lottery headquarters Tuesday to claim her prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,256.
The Power 20s game debuted in October with four $2 million top prizes and eight $100,000 prizes. Three $2 million prizes and six $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.
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