Wilmington man wins $200,000 with $5 scratch-off ticket

$5 scratch-off ticket reaps $200,000 win
Published: May. 25, 2022 at 10:24 AM EDT
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) - A Wilmington man won $200,000 with a $5 scratch-off lottery ticket.

Steven Milligan bought his lucky Sapphire 7s ticket from the Gas Center on Market Street in Wilmington.

Milligan collected his winnings from the lottery headquarters in Raleigh Tuesday. After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $142,021.

Sapphire 7s debuted in December with six $200,000 prizes. One $200,000 prize remains to be claimed.

Click here to find out how $11.1 million raised by the lottery made a difference in New Hanover County in 2021.

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