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.
“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.”
“I’ve always felt like a big win was coming my way, but it was still unbelievable,” Kevin Riggs said. “This feels wonderful.”
David Feligno’s Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers in the April 12 drawing to win the jackpot.
James Hamby is the latest winner to claim a top prize in the $200,000 Grant game.
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.
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.