Kannapolis woman wins $200K in lottery

  • Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:51 p.m.

KANNAPOLIS — Shital Shah of Kannapolis has won $200,000 playing the N.C. Education Lottery’s 20X The Cash game, a news release said.

Shah bought her $5 ticket at the C & E Food Mart on Dale Earnhardt Boulevard.

After state and federal taxes were withheld, Shah received a check for $138,401, the news release said.

The lottery has raised more than $3.19 billion for education programs statewide through ticket sales, according to the news release. Net proceeds are used for prekindergarten programs for at-risk 4-year-olds, teacher salaries in grades K-3, school construction and need-based college scholarships and financial aid and digital learning.

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