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NC Lottery Players Across State Win $21.6M This Week, Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $74.9M Cash Option

April 18, 2014. Since Thursday, April 10, lottery players in North Carolina won more than $21.6 million in prizes including five prizes from $138,486 to $750,000. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $17.8 million. Players of draw games won $3.8 million in total prizes.

Carteret County man on $750,000 lottery win: “It was like time stopped

“This feels absolutely wonderful,” Jamie Godfrey said as he collected his winnings. “This money is a blessing and I’m going to make it work for me. It’s unbelievable.”

Martin County EMS volunteer to make home repairs with $250,000 prize

“I’ve always felt like a big win was coming my way, but it was still unbelievable,” Kevin Riggs said. “This feels wonderful.”

Wake Forest man wins $228,464 Carolina Cash 5 prize

David Feligno’s Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers in the April 12 drawing to win the jackpot.

Morganton man on $200,000 prize: “This makes life easier

James Hamby is the latest winner to claim a top prize in the $200,000 Grant game.

High Point man wins $138,486 Carolina Cash 5 prize

Charles Grayson purchased the lucky ticket, which beat odds of 1 in 575,757, at CampMart Pure on North Main Street in High Point.

Mega Millions Report

Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $38 million if taken as an annuity or $21.4 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 25,714 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $5,000 totaling $64,978. In the April 11 drawing, 27,893 tickets won $87,776 in prizes ranging from $1 to $2,500.

Powerball Report

Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $128 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $74.9 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 15,621 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $30,000 totaling $164,296. The Saturday, April 12 Powerball drawing produced 15,419 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $200 totaling $92,545.