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Durham man wins $1 million prize instantly

May 29, 2023 Posted by NC Lottery at 10:42 AM

Alfred Anthony of Durham took a chance on a $10 ticket and won a $1 million prize in the Hamilton scratch-off game.

Anthony bought his lucky ticket from Foust Corner Market on East Center Street in Mebane.

When Anthony arrived at lottery headquarters Friday to collect his prize, he had a decision to make. He could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000. He chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000 and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $427,503.

The Hamilton game debuted in September 2022 with four $1 million top prizes. One $1 million prize remains to be claimed.

Ticket sales from scratch-off games make it possible for the lottery to raise $2.5 million a day on average for education. See  how $13.8 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Durham County last year here.


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5/30/2023 02:35 - Stephanie G.

Congrats I’m waiting on my chance good luck to all.

5/30/2023 10:10 - Frederick R.


5/30/2023 08:01 - steven b.

that was easy

5/30/2023 06:10 - Joe S.

Congratulations from Charlotte! Thinking I’ll scratch off my May portfolio today….??

5/29/2023 01:59 - Javier M.

congratulations,God bless.

5/29/2023 11:54 - Douglas H.

OUTSTANDING Win Alfred. Congratulations!

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