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Wilmington couple wins $4 million on scratch-off ticket

A Wilmington couple won $4 million on the Diamond Dazzler scratch-off ticket. Source: NC Education Lottery) A Wilmington couple won $4 million on the Diamond Dazzler scratch-off ticket. Source: NC Education Lottery)
RALEIGH, NC (WECT) -

Jack and Louise Jones of Wilmington are the first people to win the $4 million prize on the Diamond Dazzler scratch-off ticket. 

They bought the $20 ticket at Lowes Foods on Carolina Beach Road. 

The Jones chose the lump sum option when claiming their prize at the lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After taxes, they took home $1.69 million. 

The Diamond Dazzler launched in September of 2017. Two $4 million and four $1 million prizes are still up for grabs. 

Ticket sales from scratch-off tickets and other lottery games have raised more than $600 million a year for education.

For details on how lottery funds have made a difference in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties, click here.

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