NC man won the first prize in the lottery on the way home from the trip


A North Carolina man won the highest prize in the lottery on his way home from a trip to the suburbs. “Something told me to stop and get a scratch ticket,” the state said. The lottery clerk said.

Timmy Childress of Sherrills Ford on Lake Norman bought a $ 30 ticket for the winning millionaire maker at the convenience store Times on Village Center North at NC 150 near his home, officials said.

He beat the odds 1/2.95 million, According to the lottery website.

According to the lottery, when the child dress was scraping the ticket at the store, a friend approached and was distracted.

When Childdress received a $ 100,000 prize at Raleigh’s lottery headquarters on Friday, he said, “I hadn’t cut the prize yet, but I gave it to the woman behind the counter.”

“She scanned it, and when she scanned it, it turned out to be a big prize, and she heard a sound and said,” Honey, I have to take this to the lottery headquarters, “” Childdress said. “When I scraped it, I realized it was a lot of money.”

After tax, Childress brought home $ 70,759, officials said.

“It feels great,” he said. “Wow. It’s like a dream come true.”

Childdress told lottery officials that he would use some of his income to refurbish his home and “make himself a little more comfortable.”

The $ 30 Millionaire Maker game debuted in March with 30 $ 1 million prizes and 10 $ 100,000 prizes. According to the lottery, $ 17 million and six $ 100,000 prizes have not yet been won.

Lucky Lake Norman Streak

Over the past year, Childress has continued to win the top lottery winners in a row at stores along the NC 150 and other parts of Lake Norman.

▪ ▪ In February, a Florida man Win a $ 500,000 ticket At Seven-Eleven on Sam Furr Road in Huntersville.

▪ ▪ Also in February, the man on Lake Norman Out of gas We stopped by Lunar Mart at NC 16 in the eastern community of Lincoln County in Denver and earned $ 10 million. He dropped $ 30 for a $ 10,000,000 Colossal Cash winning ticket.

▪ ▪ In January, Newton’s Christopher Martin said at the time 6th big winner Win lottery prizes with tickets purchased at the Norman Lake store. According to the lottery, Martin bought a $ 2 million winning ticket with a $ 20 “100X the Cash” ticket at the Lake Norman grocery store on the River Highway (NC 150 West) in Mooresville.