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NC lottery winner to use some winnings on refugees: ‘They need a lot of help’

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Ner Wah of New Bern won a Fast Play jackpot worth $267,513. Wah, a 35-year-old who came to the U.S. 15 years ago, had never bought a ticket before Tuesday. He claimed his prize Wednesday and took home $189,962 after taxes were withheld.
1 month ago·Raleigh, United States

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NC lottery winner to use some winnings on refugees: ‘They need a lot of help’

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A North Carolina man who immigrated to the United States will use some of his more than $250,000 in lottery winnings to help refugees in Myanmar.North Carolina Education Lottery officials said Thursday that Ner Wah of New Bern won a Fast Play jackpot worth $267,513.“I want to help my refugee people back in Burma,” Wah said. “They need a lot of help.”The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says more than 500,000 p…

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