$1 lottery ticket wins Wilmington man $300,000

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Carolina Cash 5

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)  — The man who won the nearly 300,000 Cash 5 Jackpot has claimed his cash.

George Nixon Jr. of Wilmington beat odds of one in almost 750,000 to win Sunday’s drawing.

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He bought the one dollar quick pick ticket at the Dawson Food Mart on Dawson Street in Wilmington.

Nixon claimed his prize Sunday.

After required tax withholdings, he took home a little more than $206,000.