A man in North Carolina who won the $1 million lottery nearly two years ago, has repeated his luck with a second lottery win of $2 million.
Pharris Frank, 41, from Davie County, recently purchased the $20 Diamond Dazzler scratch-off from Handy House located at Arendell Street in Morehead City, according to a press release issued by the North Carolina Education Lottery.
Frank called his wife after realizing he had won saying, “I did it again,” the press release reported.
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Frank arrived at the North Carolina lottery headquarters in Raleigh Monday, March 27 to claim his winnings.
He was given the option to either receive a lump sum of $1.2 million or receive his winnings as an “annuity of $100,000” over the span of 20 years, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery.
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Frank took the lump sum, which resulted in a total of $855,006 after state and federal taxes were taken out.
Frank won a $1 million lottery ticket in 2021, with his earnings going towards “the wedding of his dreams,” the lottery shared in a tweet following his win.
This year, he intends to take his wife on a vacation with their winnings, the release said.
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The North Carolina Education Lottery has been active since 2005. In 2022, the organization raised $929.8 million for education programs.
That same year, the organization recorded $3.88 billion in ticket sales, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery.
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