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After taxes Hall will keep $103,801. (Source: NC Education Lottery) After taxes Hall will keep $103,801. (Source: NC Education Lottery)

WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) – A Columbus County woman's itch for playing the lottery left her scratching her head in disbelief.

Barbara Hall bought two $5 Green & Gold scratch off lottery tickets and ended up winning $150,000. The ticket was purchased at the Wilco on South Madison Street in Whiteville.

After taxes she will keep $103,801. There were 5 top prizes of $150,000 before Hall won.

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