Feb. 10, 2014. Since Thursday, Jan. 30, lottery players in North Carolina won more than $19.5 million in prizes. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $14.9 million. Players of draw games won more than $4.6 million in total prizes.
Alleghany County teacher to retire with $360,110 Cash 5 win
“I never dreamed I would actually win,” Cheryl Powell said as she collected her winnings on Wednesday. “This is an incredible feeling.”
Cash 5 win means payoff of student loans and new car for Lexington man
“I just want to spend this money wisely,” John Adegbenjo said as he collected his winnings on Friday. “To win like this is a big privilege.”
Charlotte man’s stop for soda leads to $100,000 win
Vernard Jones beat odds of 1 in 645,000 to win the top Mega Bucks prize.
Wayne County woman wins $100,000 scratch-off prize
Carmen O’Quinn of Seven Springs is the latest player to claim the top prize in the lottery’s Diamond 7’s game.
Mega Millions Report
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $107 million if taken as an annuity or $59.8 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s drawing, 33,216 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $500 totaling $74,196. In the Jan. 31 drawing, 30,784 tickets won $87,721 in prizes ranging from $1 to $500.
Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $247 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $142.5 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 20,853 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $10,000 totaling $169,675.The Saturday, Feb.1 Powerball drawing produced 25,397 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $20,000 totaling $187,612.