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Retired construction worker claims $1M in lottery

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A Holly Springs retiree foresees his time off without a mortgage after claiming $1 million in a North Carolina Education Lottery game.

Juan Dominguez is a retired construction worker who won the prize in 50 X The Cash game. He said he was both happy and nervous.

Top prize winners in the 50 X The Cash game can elect to receive annual payments of $50,000 for 20 years or take a lump sum cash option of $600,000. Dominguez chose the cash option and received a check for $408,003 after state and federal taxes were withheld.

Three of the top prizes remain to be claimed in the game as of Monday.

 

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