Ryerson Gendreau of Creedmoor tried his luck on a scratch-off ticket and won a $100,000 prize.

Gendreau purchased his $25 Extreme Cash ticket from the Poor Boy General Store & Grill on Poor Boy Farm Road in Knightdale. He claimed his prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and, after required federal and state tax withholdings, took home $70,757.

Ticket sales from scratch-offs like Extreme Cash make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million a year for education. For details on how $3 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Granville County in 2020, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.