Steven Bell of Wilmington took a chance on a $5 scratch-off and won a $200,000 prize.
Bell purchased his Mega Bucks ticket from the Circle K on Castle Hayne Road in Castle Hayne.
He collected his prize at lottery headquarters Monday and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $142,501.
Mega Bucks debuted in June with eight $200,000 prizes. Four $200,000 prizes remain to be claimed.
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