March 31, 2014. Since Thursday, March 20, lottery players in North Carolina won more than $24 million in prizes. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $16 million. Players of draw games won more than $8 million in total prizes.
Mega Millions Report
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $15 million if taken as an annuity or $8.3 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 27,846 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $5,000 totaling $67,848. In the March 21 drawing, 28,456 tickets won $94,549 in prizes ranging from $1 to $2,500.
Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $50 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $28.7 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 11,856 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $200 totaling $72,075. The Saturday, March 22 Powerball drawing produced 15,083 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $10,000 totaling $101,781.
Big Winner Report
Terry and Angela Wallace of Rock Hill, S.C. plan to use the $235,540 prize they won playing Carolina Cash 5 to save for retirement and share with their grandchildren.
Donnie Hall of Stedman matched all five numbers in the March 24 drawing.
“My wife wrote down the numbers from WRAL this morning,” Billie McLean said. “I looked at my ticket and said ‘Guess what? We are winners.’ It felt great.”
Carolina Pick 4 Report
The numbers 1-0-1-0 in Tuesday’s afternoon Carolina Pick 4 drawing added up to a $4 million win in total prizes paid to more than 2,800 winning tickets. It was the fourth largest prize amount paid to winners since the game launched in 2009.