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North Carolina Man Wins Brand New Corvette and $100K for his Birthday

by Bradan Donaldson
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Steven Hair of Troy received the gift of a lifetime when he won a Corvette® Stingray and a $100,000 cash prize on his 66th birthday.
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Steven Hair of North Carolina had the best birthday ever when he was gifted a $5.00 scratch ticket which got him a brand new Corvette and $100K

Steven Hair of Troy received the gift of a lifetime when he won a Corvette® Stingray and a $100,000 cash prize on his 66th birthday.

“You can’t get a better birthday,” he said. “It will never be forgotten. I don’t think it can be topped!”

Troy’s partner at the Montgomery County Humane Society purchased a few tickets for him as a birthday gift from the Quik Chek on Zoo Parkway in Asheboro.

On Monday night, Hair celebrated his birthday with family and friends. “We had dinner,” he recalled. “And then she presented me with my tickets and, as we scratched them off, one of the $5 tickets won me a Corvette and $100,000.”

This is the first time the lottery has offered a Corvette® Stingray as a prize on a scratch-off ticket. Winners get to choose a 2021 model, or a current available model, and pick their favorite options, to bring home a sports car with a value of up to $109,600.

Corvette & Crash Scratch-Off(Courtesy of NC Education Lottery)

Corvette & Crash Scratch-Off(Courtesy of NC Education Lottery)

“I’m thinking red,” said Hair of his sportscar color of choice. “Amazing it was my birthday that it happened. This is the ultimate prize. It’s a birthday that you can’t replicate.”

Hair claimed his prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $70,751 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

“I’m thinking about buying a new house with part of that,” he said of the prize money. “Put a good down payment on a brand-new house.”

Corvette® & Cash launched this month with four top prizes of a Corvette® Stingray™ plus a $100,000 cash prize. Three top prizes remain to be won.

All Corvette® & Cash tickets can be entered into a second-chance drawing to win the same prize package. The date of the drawing has not been set.

Congratulations Steven and Happy Birthday!

Source:  NC Education Lottery

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