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Retired Martin County catfish farmer adds to $1 million win last October with $200,000 prize


RALEIGH, North Carolina — Although he's retired from catfish farming, James Harrison has landed another big one from the N.C. Education Lottery.

Officials of the lottery say the Robersonville man, who won $1 million in October, has won another $200,000 playing another game.

Harrison won his initial prize last October playing the $200 Million Blowout game. He and his wife used the prize money to take a trip they had already planned, pay off their son's mortgage, buy a boat and get new vehicles.

In playing The 20 Times The Cash game, Harrison won $200,000 to become the first player to win a top-tier prize in an instant game. With after-tax winnings of $138,501, the Harrisons say they plan to make an addition to their house and replace the roof.

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