June 9, 2014. Lottery players in North Carolina won more than $22 million in prizes since Thursday, May 29 including wins of $10,000 to $1 million across 18 towns and cities. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $17.4 million. Players of draw games won more than $4.6 million in total prizes.
Todd Adams, an airline worker from the Forsyth County community, won $1 million playing the $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular game.
Stephen Clopton matched all five numbers in the Jan. 13 drawing to win the jackpot.
“I had to check a few times to make sure it was real,” Herman Mazzeo said.
Yong Bin Liu purchased his lucky $10 ticket at the Xpress Depot on Fayetteville Road in Lumberton.
Mega Millions Report
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $45 million if taken as an annuity or $25.9 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 23,406 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $150 totaling $50,756. In the May 30 drawing, 22,709 tickets won $65,841 in prizes ranging from $1 to $2,000.
Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $221 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $132.1 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 20,141 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $300 totaling $153,518. The Saturday, May 31 Powerball drawing produced 17,913 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $10,000 totaling $119,250.