Chatham County man celebrates $100K scratch-off win

Siler City, NC – Adolfo Aguilar of Goldston tried his luck on a $30 scratch-off and pocketed a $100,000 prize.

Aguilar bought his lucky Fabulous Fortune ticket from La Guadalupana De Siler City on West Raleigh Street in Siler City.

Aguilar collected his prize at lottery headquarters Wednesday and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,019.

Fabulous Fortune debuted this month with six $3 million prizes and 18 $100,000 prizes. Five $3 million prizes and 15 $100,000 prizes remain to be claimed.

Ticket sales from scratch-off games make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $2.5 million a day for education. For details on how $3.9 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Chatham County in 2021, visit and click on the “Impact” section.