Tawanda Bynum, de Nashville, e Darren Warren, de Rocky Mount, tentaram a sorte em um arranhão de US $ 5 e ganharam US $ 400.000.

Eles compraram sua sorte de US $ 35.000.000 no Sheetz na East Evans Drive, em Nashville.Eles ganharam o primeiro prêmio superior no jogo.

Bynum and Warren arrived at lottery headquarters on Friday to collect their winnings. They split the prize to receive $200,000 a piece, and after required federal and state withholdings, each took home $142,021.

The $35,000,000 Blowout game launched this month with four $400,000 top prizes. Three $400,000 top prizes remain to be won.

Ticket sales from scratch-off games make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million per year for education. For details on how money raised by the lottery made a difference in Nash and Edgecombe counties in 2020, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.