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Weekly NC Lottery Update: Banner Elk Woman Wins $10,000, 21 Others Win Up To $2M

Since last Wednesday, twenty-two lucky lottery players have celebrated wins of $10,000 to $2 million.

The biggest wins of the week resulted from the July 4 Powerball drawing. One went to Dorothy Myers of Raefordwho won $2 million on a $3 Power Play ticket that she purchased while attending a family reunion in Roxboro. She picked her own numbers, based on the birthdays of her mother and four sisters. {Read More}

The second Powerball win went to Angela Leyco of Chester, Va. who won $1 million on a ticket she bought while visiting her daughter at the Outer Banks. She plans to use her winnings to pay bills and take a trip to Italy.{Read More}

Two other players claimed big prizes playing Powerball this week. Dan Rust of Raleigh won $10,000 in the June 10 drawing and Barbara Froneberger of Stanley won $50,000 in the June 27 drawing. The estimated jackpot annuity for Saturday’s drawing is $50 million, worth $30.5 million cash.

North Carolina players also have the chance to win Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot, which stands at an estimated $106 million annuity, worth $64.5 million cash.

Carolina Cash 5 paid off in a big way for two lucky players this week. Lester Sullivan of Charlotte, won $66,030 in the July 4 drawing. In Wake County, Zebulon resident Martin Hagwood matched all five numbers in the June 26 drawing to win the $94,282 jackpot.

Stephanie Kinlaw, a graphic designer from Fayetteville, plans to use the $200,000 prize she won in the lottery’s Week for Life Second-Chance drawing to buy a car and take the honeymoon she and her husband never had.{Read More}

Our final big winner of the week, Mary Shoffner of Burlington, says she always knew she’d someday win a big prize playing the lottery. Her premonition came true on Wednesday when she claimed a $100,000 top prize in the Mega Bucks game. {Read More}

Fourteen players won prizes of $10,000 to $50,000 instantly this week. They are:

Hometown                      Winner                                Prize Won                        Game Played

Banner Elk                     Bobby Townsend             $10,000                          $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular

Durham                          Narciso Paz                     $50,000                          $200 Million Blowout

Fayetteville                    Steven Adair                    $10,000                          King’s Ransom

Hamlet                           Richard Carter                 $10,000                          100X The Cash

Kernersville                    Aaron Petticord                $50,000                          $200 Million Blowout

Kernersville                    Gertrude Eck                   $20,000                          $1,000,000 Jackpot

Leland                            Kevin Beauchamp            $10,000                          $2,500 a Week for Life!

Raeford                          Don Tyler                        $10,000                          100X The Cash

Reidsville                       Lisa Grissom                   $20,000                          $1,000,000 Jackpot

Shiloh                            Brandy Werline                $30,000                          Did I Win?

Southern Pines               Ralph Bowen                   $10,000                          100X The Cash

Troy                               Tony Glover                    $50,000                          50X The Cash

Winston-Salem               Jerjuan Smart                  $10,000                          $200 Million Blowout

Winston-Salem               Jerome Woodford            $10,000                          100X The Cash

Since July 1, instant players won $19.9 million and draw game players won more than $7.5 million, including $4.1 million from North Carolina draw games Pick 3, Pick 4, Cash 5 and All or Nothing.

Since last weekend’s drawings, Mega Millions and Powerball players won $3.4 million in prizes. In all, players won more than $27.4 million in prizes statewide.