Onslow County man is “shaking” after $2 million scratch-off win
RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) -An Eastern Carolina man hit the jackpot after taking a chance on a $20 scratch-off ticket.
Ricky Futrell of Richlands won the first $2 million prize on the new scratch-off game that launched this month.
“I’m shaking,” said Futrell. “It’s overwhelming.”
Futrell bought his lucky $100 Million Mega Cash ticket from the Speedway on Richlands Highway in Richlands.
In collecting the prize, Futrell could choose an annuity of $100,000 a year for 20 years or a lump sum of $1.2 million. He chose the $1.2 million cash prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $852,126.
The $100 Million Mega Cash game launched this month with four $2 million top prizes and eight $100,000 prizes. Three $2 million prizes and all eight $100,000 prizes remain to be won.
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