NC Lottery – Kimberly Griffin scratches off $1 million win

RaleighNC (STL.News) Kimberly Griffin of Beulaville took a chance on a $30 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize.

Griffin bought her lucky $10,000,000 Colossal Cash ticket from the Speedy Mart on East Main Street in Beulaville.

When Griffin arrived at NC Lottery headquarters Monday, she had a decision to make.  She could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000.  She chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000 and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $426,069.