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Brunswick County golfer sinks a $100,000 scratch-off win

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A Brunswick County avid golfer won a $100,000 scratch-off prize, according to a news release from the N.C. Education Lottery.

Jack Romans Jr. of Calabash bought a $2,000,000 Diamond Deluxe ticket from RM Mart on Seaside Road Southwest in Sunset Beach.

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He already has plans for his first purchase.

“I’m going to get a new set of irons,” Romans said.

He arrived at lottery headquarters on May 10 to claim his prize and, after required federal and state tax withholdings, took home $71,506.

“It’s my birthday in a week,” he said. “This is a nice early birthday present.” 

Romans said he also plans to pay some bills with his winnings.

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