April 7, 2014. Since Thursday, March 27, lottery players in North Carolina won more than $25 million in prizes including six prizes from $100,000 to $1 million. During that time, players of instant scratch-off games won more than $19.1 million. Players of draw games won $5.9 million in total prizes. A Blowing Rock man was among the winners. See listing below.
Matthew White, Jr. was comparing his Mega Millions ticket to the winning numbers in Tuesday’s drawing when a coworker noticed they matched all five white balls. “Congratulations, you’re a millionaire!” the coworker said.
As a tax preparer, April is a busy month for Leigh-Ann West. Now that the Roanoke Rapids woman is the first to win $1 million playing the lottery’s new Millionaire 7’s game, April is her lucky month, too.
Shital Shah is the latest player to win the top prize playing the 20X The Cash game.
“I’m not going to waste this money,” Adrian Jones of Haw River said as he collected his winnings on Monday.
“This is a good feeling,” Peggy Barbour said as she collected her winnings. “I’m very grateful.”
Josue Molina-Duran is the latest player to win big playing the Mega Bucks game.
Mega Millions Report
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $30 million if taken as an annuity or $16.6 million if taken as a lump sum. In Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, 28,803 tickets won prizes ranging from $1 to $1 million totaling $1,090,413. In the March 28 drawing, 27,152 tickets won $79,930 in prizes ranging from $1 to $5,000.
Saturday’s Powerball players have the chance to win a $70 million jackpot if taken as an annuity or $40.7 million if taken as a lump sum. Wednesday’s Powerball drawing produced 12,974 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $20,000 totaling $104,765. The Saturday, March 29 Powerball drawing produced 15,799 winning tickets ranging from $4 to $200 totaling $102,151.