Wrightsville Beach woman wins $150,000 in Powerball

Wrightsville Beach woman wins $150,000 in Powerball
Powerball (Source: NC Education Lottery)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) - A Wrightsville Beach woman won a $150,000 Powerball prize last week.

According to lottery official, Patricia Gilley purchased her winning $3 Power Play ticket from the Scotchman located on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington.

“Gilley’s winning ticket matched numbers on four of the white balls and the Powerball to beat odds of 1 in 913,000, winning her $50,000,” lottery officials said in a news release. “Her prize tripled to $150,000 when the 3X multiplier was drawn.”

Gilley, who claimed her prize Friday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh, took home $106,126 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

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