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Brooklyn man vacationing in Brunswick County wins $750,000 in lottery

Lottery officials say that Yong Chen bought the winning $10 Jumbo Bucks ticket at the Harris...
Lottery officials say that Yong Chen bought the winning $10 Jumbo Bucks ticket at the Harris Teeter located on Olde Regent Way in Leland.(NC Education Lottery)
Published: Aug. 11, 2020 at 2:46 PM EDT
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) - A Brooklyn, N.Y., man on vacation won a $750,000 lottery prize in Brunswick County.

Lottery officials say that Yong Chen bought the winning $10 Jumbo Bucks ticket at the Harris Teeter located on Olde Regent Way in Leland.

Chen claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Tuesday in Raleigh. After federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $530,628.

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