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Alamance County barber makes 4th of July snack stop, wins $100,000

July 8, 2022 Posted by NC Lottery at 9:54 AM

Sandra Lopez Alvarado of Burlington stopped for snacks after a Fourth of July get-together, decided to get a lottery ticket, and won $100,000.

“I wasn’t going to buy a ticket at first,” said Lopez Alvarado. “I decided I was going to go for it.”

Lopez Alvarado, a barber, bought her lucky $30 Fabulous Fortunes ticket from Deep Grocery on Rauhut Street in Burlington.

She scratched the ticket at home and was shocked by the win.

“What? I won the lottery,” recalled Lopez Alvarado of her winning moment. “It felt like ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!’”

Lopez Alvarado plans to open a barber shop with her winnings.

Lopez Alvarado arrived at lottery headquarters on Thursday to claim her prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,019.

Fabulous Fortune launched this month with six $3 million prizes and 18 $100,000 prizes. Five $3 million prizes and 16 $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.


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7/12/2022 09:31 - Roger K.

Congratulations on your big win! There is no way I'm buying any of these tickets for 30 bucks. Wonder how many she purchased? Buying one ticket, and win on it, wow! What luck that was. I can't fathom forking over 30 dollars and lose it. So I'm guessing you'll never see me at lottery headquarters cashing in that ticket. Probably none of the other scratch-off either. I only play cash 5,PB,MM,LFL. I spend to much on them, buying for the whole month on each of them. Good luck everyone.

11/07/2022 02:55 - Sabrina D S.


7/09/2022 02:55 - Edward L.

Parabéns!E tudo de bom com sua barbearia!

7/08/2022 02:44 - Gloria C.

Parabéns a você e desejo -lhe muito mais vitórias felizes.

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