Sanchious bought his lucky $2,000,000 Diamond Dazzler ticket from the Gray’s Creek BP on N.C. 87 South in Fayetteville. He arrived at lottery headquarters on Tuesday to collect his prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,016.
The $2,000,000 Diamond Dazzler game launched this month with four top prizes of $2 million and eight $100,000 prizes. Sanchious became the first $100,000 winner. Three $2 million top prizes and seven $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.