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Weekly NC Lottery Update: $4M, $1M Prizes Top Biggest Lottery Wins of the Week

A contractor from Mint Hill won $4 million and an Asheville retiree won $1 million as players across the state won more than $26.9 million.

lotteryThe biggest winner of the week, James Lampi Jr. of Mint Hill, bought a $20 ticket for the $200 Million Blowout game last month. He drove around with the ticket in his truck until stopping Tuesday at a local lottery retailer to have it scanned. It was only then he realized he had won the top prize of $4 million.{Read More}

The other seven-figure winner is Arquilla Lance, a retired restaurant manager from Asheville, who won $1 million playing 100X The Cash. “I’d never even played that game before,” Lance said. “I don’t know why I picked it. I was just in the right place at the right time.” {Read More}

A corrections officer from Northampton County won $750,000 playing Jumbo Bucks. Katina Joyner of Conway bought the lucky ticket after working a 12 hour shift, and couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw how much she won. She plans to use her winnings to buy a house, pay off her car and save for her children’s education. {Read More}

Two players of the Emerald 7’s game came to lottery headquarters to claim top prizes of $150,000 apiece. Amador Fuentes Trejo of Charlotte bought his lucky ticket at the Fuel Mart South on South Boulevard in Charlotte. {Read More} Tyrone Robinson of Ellerbe in Richmond County bought his winning ticket at O’Tuel’s Food & Fuel on South Long Drive in Rockingham. {Read More}

Three players collected Carolina Cash 5 jackpot winnings. They are:

Hometown                      Winner                                Prize Won                        Drawing Date

Apex                              Marcus Fuller                  $84,907                          July 9, 2015

Glen Alpine                    Jerry Butler                     $84,907                          July 9, 2015

Fuquay-Varina                Russell White                  $50,000                          July 15, 2015


Eleven players scratched their way to instant prizes of $10,000 to $50,000. They are:


Hometown                      Winner                                Prize Won                        Game Played

Charlotte                        Darius Nolan                    $25,000                          $200,000 Gold Rush

Charlotte                        Shaquille West                $10,000                          20X The Cash

Clayton                          Mariano Perez                 $10,000                          100X The Cash

Durham                          Mona Dunn                      $50,000                          Junior Big Ol’ Bucks

Durham                          Gracie Lopez                   $10,000                          50X The Cash

Kernersville                    Amanda Fleming              $10,000                          $200 Million Blowout

Kernersville                    Thomas Hovorka             $10,000                          100X The Cash

Kings Mountain              William Worthy                $10,000                          Diamonds and Dollars

Lillington                        Esam Algazali                  $10,000                          King’s Ransom

Mastic, NY                     Susan Healy                    $10,000                          100X The Cash

Timmonsville, SC           Margie Smart                   $10,000                          Diamonds and Dollars

Since July 10, instant players won $22.5 million and draw game players won more than $4.4 million, including $4 million from North Carolina draw games Pick 3, Pick 4, Cash 5 and All or Nothing. Mega Millions and Powerball players won more $349,000 million in prizes.