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Lottery Players Win More Than $22M Last Week

June 16, 2014. Lottery players in North Carolina won more than $22 million in prizes since Thursday, June 5 including wins of $10,000 to $695,419 across 11 towns and cities. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $15.5 million. Players of draw games won more than $6.6 million in total prizes.

Charlotte man’s stop for iced tea leads to $695,419 Cash 5 win
“I honestly couldn’t believe it,” Scott Harrison said. “I checked the numbers on the lottery’s website and just sat there in a state of shock.”

Roanoke Rapids retiree to travel and help family with $165,395 Cash 5 win
“I don’t always win, but I know it’s going to a good cause,” said Jerry Hawkins. “But it sure feels great to win.”

Charlotte contractor to purchase first home with $150,000 lottery win 
“I’m going to get a little house and just pay it off,” Christopher Vickers said. “I’m not going to worry about renting ever again.”

Yadkinville woman plans to enjoy a trip to Mexico with $100,000 win

“I couldn’t believe it when I scratched it off,” Laura Luis said. “It didn’t feel real then, but it sure feels real now.”

Mega Millions Report

Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $66 million if taken as an annuity or $37.6 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 27,949 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $5,000 totaling $100,212. In the June 6 drawing, 27,276 tickets won $79,554 in prizes ranging from $1 to $5,000.

Powerball Report

Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $40 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $23.6 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 25,864 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $500 totaling $242,882. The Saturday, June 7 Powerball drawing produced 23,796 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $200 totaling $138,933.

Carolina Pick 3 Report

Triple digits paid off in a big way for Carolina Pick 3 players in the Thursday, June 12 evening drawing. The 2-2-2 combination resulted in a prize payout of more than $2.4 million. It was the second time this year that a triple number combination came up in a Pick 3 drawing.