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N.C. Man Bags $250,000 After Losing Everything To COVID-19!

3 years ago

This North Carolina Lottery Winner had been facing quite a difficult time during the pandemic. He lost his job as a preschool teacher after 20 years of service and to make this worse, he even lost his father to Coronavirus a month later. But a miracle was surely waiting for the right timing, as the poor man ended the year with a $250,000 lottery jackpot.

Before Joe Camp of Charlotte bagged that grand jackpot win, he had been dealing with quite tormented situations. Camp told the North Carolina lottery, that all this while he was put in a very dark space! But his friends and family kept supporting and encouraging him!

On Christmas eve, the North Carolina Lottery winner visited the Coulwood BP on Belhaven Boulevard in Charlotte and casually purchased scratch-off tickets as he would usually do. He bought two tickets. For the first, he did not win and checking the second, he fell on his knees at the gas pump.

Camp purchased a "$250,000 Gold Rush" ticket for $5”, but he never expected luck to favor his fortune! His life instantly took a much fortunate turn - he bagged a top lottery prize, and second, he found a new job!

He claimed his prize on Monday at Lottery Headquarters in Raleigh and took home $176,876 after federal and state tax deductions. He wants to invest his newfound wealth in a home, which he wants to set it up for his family and grandkids!


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