By WECT Staff | May 28, 2021 at 2:24 PM EDT – Updated May 28 at 2:25 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) – A Brunswick County woman has become the first person to win a $2 million prize in the new Ultimate 7′s game, N.C. Lottery officials announced Friday.
Jenine Coffield, who lives in the Ash community, purchased her winning $20 ticket from Calabash Food & Fuel on Beach Drive Southwest in Calabash.
Coffield claimed her prize Thursday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.
She opted to take a $1.2 million instead of taking an annuity of $100,000 a year for 20 years.
After required federal and state tax withholdings, she received $849,006.
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