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Winston-Salem woman wins $1M playing $10 scratch-off ticket

Denise Batchleor is red hot rich after playing the Red Hot Riches scratch-off ticket and winning big!
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Red Hot Riches scratch-off game

RALEIGH, N.C. — Denise Batchleor of Winston-Salem turned her $10 into $1 million! 

She won $1 million playing the Red Hot Riches scratch-off game.

Batchleor bought the lucky $10 ticket at the Parkway Shell on Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem.

She claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Raleigh on Monday. She had a choice of taking the $1 million as an annuity of $50,000 a year over 20 years, or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump sum. After federal and state tax withholdings, she took home $424,503.

Red Hot Riches launched earlier this month with four top prizes of $1 million. Three top prizes are still out there! 

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