Randolph County man wins $1M; ‘Everybody’s going to get their present now’

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Greg Hughes had a $5 winning lottery ticket in his pocket when he stopped at the Liberty Food Mart on Alamance Church Road in Liberty. He cashed it in and added $5 more to it to try his luck on a $10 ticket for the Millionaire 7’s game — and won $1 million.

“I couldn’t believe it when I saw it,” he recalled. “I just kept staring at it.”

A $1 million prize in the game can be claimed in 20 annuity payments of $50,000 or a one-time payment of $600,000. Hughes opted for the lump sum, worth $415,203 after required state and federal withholdings.

Hughes, a driver for a sanitation company, said that collecting his prize money just before Christmas makes the season even merrier.

“Everybody’s going to get their present now,” he said with a smile.

As of Friday afternoon, five more top prizes of…

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