|A Mecklenburg County man’s gamble paid off with a big lottery
payout.Claude Guezodje, from Charlotte, has been playing the same
numbers on Mega Millions for nearly five years, and on April 21, it paid
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numbers were from a Chinese fortune cookie and random numbers I picked
for myself,” said Guezodje. “I just liked those numbers and put them
together.”Guezodje, a highway construction worker, and his crew meet
near the BP Mini Mart located on Bessemer City Road in Gastonia to pack
his truck for a project on I-85 and U.S. 321.
That’s also where he
bought his winning ticket.Guezodje was one of two lucky players
nationwide who won $2 million dollars in the April 21 drawing.
matched all five white balls.Because he added Megaplier to his ticket
for an additional $1, his $1 million prize was doubled when the 2X
Megaplier was drawn.Guezodje beat odds of one in 12.6 million. The
jackpotnow climbs to $231 million as an annuity prize or $184.9 million
cash for Friday’s drawing.
While the state’s Stay At Home order
remains in effect, the lottery lifted the requirement that winners of
prizes of $100,000 or more claim their prize in person.
checked for options to claim his prize on the lottery’s website and
learned he could mail in his form. After federal and state tax
withholdings, he took home $1.4 million on Tuesday.“The first thing I’ll
do is pay off my car and try to find a small hou