$1 million Jumbo Bucks prize makes for second million-dollar win for Randolph County man

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Max Bouldin of Trinity tried his luck on a new $10 ticket and won his second $1 million lottery prize.

“I’m just shocked,” he said as he claimed his Jumbo Bucks prize Thursday at lottery headquarters. “I’m in awe. This is a one in a million chance.”

Back in July of 2018, Bouldin won $1 million on an Extreme Millions ticket.

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He purchased his latest lucky ticket from the Trindale Mini Mart on N.C. 62 in Trinity.

“I feel so blessed,” said Bouldin. “By winning this one here, it is definitely a blessing.”

He had the choice of taking the $1 million as an annuity of 20 payments of $50,000 a year or a lump sum of $600,000. Bouldin opted for the lump sum of $600,000 and took home $424,503 after required state and federal tax withholdings.

“I’m very grateful,” he said. “I just can’t believe this.”

Jumbo Bucks launched this month with eight top prizes of $1 million.

Ticket sales from scratch-off games like Jumbo Bucks make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $725 million a year for education. For details on how $8.2 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Randolph County last year, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.

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