Pasquotank County woman wins first $200,000 top prize in new Mega Bucks game

Winning Mega Bucks
Winning Mega Bucks(NC Lottery)
Published: Jan. 7, 2021 at 9:14 PM EST
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) -Jennifer Jackson of Elizabeth City scored the first $200,000 top prize in the new Mega Bucks game.

Jackson purchased her winning $5 ticket from the Speedway on U.S.17 South in Elizabeth City.

She claimed her prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required federal and state tax withholdings, she took home $141,501.

Mega Bucks launched this month with 10 top prizes of $200,000. Nine top prizes remain to be won.

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