HENDERSON COUNTY, NC (WGHP) – Flat Rock’s Timothy Unsell said he felt so happy after winning $100,0000 from a scratch card that he walked back into the store and gave the clerk a hug. store, according to an NC Education Lottery press release.
“She was like, ‘I’m glad you won,'” Unsell said. “She knows me very well.
Unsell, 73, bought his winning $30 Fabulous Fortune ticket at the Time Saver on West Blue Ridge Road in East Flat Rock.
He had won from a scratch card earlier in the day, so he decided to buy another one.
“I don’t usually buy the $30 tickets. But after winning $400, I thought, “Why not? “, he said.
Unsell picked up his prize at lottery headquarters on Thursday.
After required state and federal tax withholdings, he won $71,019.
“It’s the biggest win I’ve ever had,” Unsell said. “It will definitely help make our retirement a little easier.”
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