Pfafftown resident wins $4M lottery game

  • Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 11:40 a.m.

PFAFFTOWN (AP) A Pfafftown resident is about to cash in a $4 million lottery winning.

Officials with the North Carolina Education Lottery say they’ll present a celebratory check to the winner Friday afternoon at Three Brothers By-Lo in Winston-Salem.

The winner is the first to win the top prize in the $4 million Gold Bullion scratch-off game. The game started Feb. 12 with three top prizes of $4 million and seven prizes of $1 million.

Winners of the top prize can claim it as a 20-year annuity or a lump sum option that can be claimed in either cash or gold bullion.

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