ROLESVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A Wake County man collected a big prize after winning $200,000 from a scratch-off ticket, the North Carolina Education Lottery said Monday.
Lottery officials said Stevie Stewart, of Rolesville, bought the $5 Mega Bucks ticket from Bailey’s Store on Zebulon Road in Wake Forest.
He collected his prize at lottery headquarters Friday and took home $142,501 after required state and federal tax withholdings.
Mega Bucks debuted in June with eight $200,000 prizes, according to the NC Education Lottery.
Three $200,000 prizes remain to be claimed.