Haywood County man wins $200,000 in second-chance drawing
He claimed his prize Thursday at NC Lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $141,908.
The $30 game launched in March with six $5 million top prizes and 18 $100,000 prizes. Five of the $5 million top prizes and 13 of the $100,000 prizes remain to be won. The game also features second-chance drawings to win additional prizes.
Wednesday’s 200X The Cash second-chance drawing was the first of four drawings with one $1 million prize, one $200,000, and 25 $500 prizes. His entry was one of 1.3 million in the drawing. The second drawing is scheduled for Jan. 4.
Ticket sales from scratch-off games make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million per year for education. For details on how $2.8 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Haywood County in 2021, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.