Forsyth County Man Wins $100,000 Prize in $4,000,000 Platinum Payout Game
RALEIGH – Roland Oliver of Winston-Salem is the latest person with a big win in the $4,000,000 Platinum Payout game, taking home a $100,000 prize.
Oliver bought the lucky $20 ticket at the Fairway One Stop on South Broad Street in Winston-Salem. After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $69,507.
The game started in September 2016 with three top prizes of $4 million, five prizes of $1 million, and 12 prizes of $100,000. After Oliver’s win, five $100,000 prize remain to be claimed. The game also has two $4 million prizes and three $1 million prize yet to be won.
Ticket sales from instant games make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $600 million a year for education. For details on how lottery funds have made a difference in Forsyth County, click on the “For Education” section of the lottery’s website.