FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — April Royal returned from a Labor Day weekend trip feeling extra lucky after a $1 million Powerball win.

Royal spent her Labor Day weekend at the beach and came home Monday with a Powerball ticket worth $1 million.

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Royal said she and her husband bought their $2 Powerball ticket for Saturday’s drawing from the Circle K on North Howe Street in Southport. She “didn’t think about it” until their drive back home on Monday.

Royal and her husband pulled over to verify the win.

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“We’re still in shock!” exclaimed Royal. “And here I am driving in all of Labor Day traffic.”

She claimed her prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After taxes, Royal took home $712,501. She said she and her husband will use the money to invest, pay off some bills and celebrate their July marriage with a honeymoon.

Royal’s $1 million prize became one of two won nationally in the drawing. Her ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls to win $1 million. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 11.6 million.

Powerball is one of six games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets at a retail location or with Online Play through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.