March 29, 2013. Since March 21, players of N.C. Education Lottery games won more than $16.9 million in prizes with more than $12.3 million awarded to winners of instant scratch-off games. Players of North Carolina draw games won more than $4.6 million in total prizes, including a Boone woman that won $40,000 in the March 12 Mega Millions Drawing. Scroll down the list of winners for more details.
Big Winner Report
Iredell County woman claims $1 million Powerball prize: Janis Greco of Mooresville collected her prize on Monday afternoon at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.
Columbus County woman claims $200,000 Power 7’s prize: “I was standing there and I just froze,” April Solomon said. “It was a shocker.”
Onslow County man to use $114,957 Cash 5 win to make home repairs: “I looked at the screen, then back at my ticket,” Dexter Barlow said. “I did that about four times. That’s when I started shaking.”
Mega Millions Report
Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $34 million if taken as an annuity or $25.1 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s drawing, 7,536 tickets won prizes ranging from $2 to $600, totaling $52,343. In the Friday, March 22 drawing, 7,768 tickets won $55,840 in prizes ranging from $2 to $600.
This weekend’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $50 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $31.2 million if taken as a lump sum. The Saturday, March 23 drawing produced 69,949 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $1 million, totaling $1,529,043. The Wednesday, March 27 drawing produced 13,559 winning tickets with prizes from $4 to $200 for a total of $95,504.
Other winners across North Carolina
This week, prizes of $10,000 or more were won or claimed by players across the state.
Winner in the March 26 Carolina Cash 5 drawing:
Unknown, $50,000, Edgewood Mini Mart, 1205 Edgewood Rd., Bessemer City
Winner in the March 25 Carolina Cash 5 drawing:
Crystal Soto-Reyes, Raleigh, $53,000, New Hope BP, 801 S. New Hope Rd., Raleigh
Winners in the March 23 Powerball drawing:
Dennis Barber & Anthony Garcia, Wilmington, $40,000, Scotchman #145, 2902 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington
Earl Artis, Greensboro, $10,000, JB Express, 2400 Randleman Rd., Greensboro
Unknown, Unknown, $10,000, Murphy USA #7419, 1116 New Pointe Blvd., Leland
Unknown, Unknown, $10,000, Market Express #355, 6320 Weddington-Monroe Rd., Matthews
Winners in the March 23 Carolina Cash 5 drawing:
William Johnson, Apex, $25,000, Kangaroo Express #3795, 1410 W. Williams St., Apex
Unknown, Unknown, $25,000, K G’s Quik Stop #103, 4613 U.S. 221, Marion
Winner in the March 20 Powerball drawing:
Edgar Oldham, Sanford, $10,000, Short Stop #57, 2702 Carbonton Rd., Sanford
Winner in the March 12 Mega Millions drawing:
Carolyn Hagaman, Boone, $40,000, Wilco #283,159 Old. E. King St., Boone
Instant scratch-off ticket top tier prize winners:
Anthony Walters, Tarboro, $50,000, Ruby Red 7’s
Donna Goodall, Plymouth, $27,000, Triple Winning 7’s
Michael Williams, Oxford, $25,000, Rockin’ 5’s
Regina Graves, Charlotte, $10,000, $5,000 a Week for Life!
Bobby Keeling, Asheboro, $10,000, $2,500 a Week for Life!
Vickie Pierce, Lumberton, $10,000, Super Lucky 7’s