NC Lottery – Loretta Mitchell celebrates $1 million lottery win

Forsyth County woman celebrates $1 million lottery win

RaleighNC (STL.News) Loretta Mitchell of Winston-Salem took a chance on a $10 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize.

Mitchell bought her lucky Jumbo Bucks ticket from Three Corner Food Mart on East 30th Street in Winston-Salem.

When Mitchell arrived at  NC Lottery headquarters to collect her prize, 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 $426,063.