REGIONAL: Charlotte woman celebrates $1 million scratch-off prize

Adlett Squires of Charlotte took a chance on a $10 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize.

Squires bought her lucky Jumbo Bucks ticket from Murphy USA on Galleria Boulevard in Charlotte.

When Squires arrived at lottery headquarters Friday, she had a decision to make. She could choose to receive her prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000 and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $427,503.