NC Lottery – Ricky Futrell Won $2 million

Onslow County man is “shaking” after $2 million scratch-off win

RaleighNC (STL.NewsRicky Futrell of Richlands took a chance on a $20 scratch-off ticket and won the first $2 million prize on the new scratch-off game.

“I’m shaking,” said Futrell.  “It’s overwhelming.”

Futrell bought his lucky $100 Million Mega Cash ticket from the Speedway on Richlands Highway in Richlands.

In collecting the prize, Futrell could choose an annuity of $100,000 a year for 20 years or a lump sum of $1.2 million.  He chose the $1.2 million cash prize from NC Lottery headquarters and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $852,126.

The $100 Million Mega Cash game launched this month with four $2 million top prizes and eight $100,000 prizes.  Three $2 million prizes and all eight $100,000 prizes remain to be won.