Elizabeth City man cashes in $1 million Powerball ticket

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – An Elizabeth City man wasted no time in cashing in his $1 million Powerball ticket.

Claude Banks III matched the numbers on all five white balls to win the prize from Monday night’s drawing.

He went to Raleigh on Tuesday and took home $715,001 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

Banks bought the winning ticket at Zoom In on South Hughes Boulevard in Elizabeth City.

Tonight’s drawing stands at $1.09 billion. You can see the drawing live on WITN-TV.