Gaston County woman takes home $200,000 lotto prize

Gaston County woman takes home $200,000 lotto prize

HIGH SHOALS, N.C. (WBTV) - A High Shoals woman turned a $5 scratch-off ticket into a $200,000 lottery win.

Technically, Katie Link received $141,501 after paying a required nearly $60,000 in state and federal taxes.

Link purchased the winning Mega Bucks ticket at Dean’s Superette on South Lincoln Street in Dallas. She claimed her prize Thursday at the lottery’s Charlotte office.

Eight of the remaining 10 $200,000 Mega Bucks prizes remain to be won.

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