May 5, 2014. Since Thursday, April 24, lottery players in North Carolina won more than $19.3 million in prizes. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $15.3 million. Players of draw games won $4 million in total prizes.
“I’m totally in shock,” Heather Eckard said as she collected her winnings. “I’m going to go hiking all the time.”
Mega Millions Report
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $81 million if taken as an annuity or $45.6 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 26,773 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $1,500 totaling $63,112. In the April 25 drawing, 28,539 tickets won $65,750 in prizes ranging from $1 to $1,000.
Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $60 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $35.2 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 10,960 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $300 totaling $94,746. The Saturday, April 26 Powerball drawing produced 13,319 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $10,000 totaling $117,340.