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North Wilkesboro man wins $100,000 after buying $5 scratch-off at gas station

By Dolan Reynolds,


WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — William Watkins, of North Wilkesboro, bought a $5 scratch-off and won a $100,000 prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Watkins bought his winning Fire ticket from SAR Store on Boone Trail in North Wilkesboro.

North Carolina man wins $1 million after buying scratch-off at gas station

He arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to collect his prize.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $71,251.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website .

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