NC Woman Wants To Open Dog Kennel With $1M Lottery Win

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina plans on rescuing dogs with her $1 million lottery win. 

Diamond Campbell of Kinston says she has dreamed of opening a dog kennel, and now that dream can come true. 

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"We came up with the idea about two years ago," said Campbell, a cashier. "We've been developing the idea since. Now we can actually do it." 

Campbell bought a 50X The Cash scratch-off ticket at Tony's Friendly Mart on North Martin Luther King Drive in Kinston. 

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She took the $10 ticket home and started scratching. 

"I was super excited," Campbell said about her win. "I started jumping around." 

She had the choice of taking a $1 million annuity that has 20 payments of $50,000 a year or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump sum. 

After taxes, Campbell took home $417,009. 

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