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Getting that dough: North Carolina man wins $1 million due to donut craving
Donut even think about your next lottery purchase just dough for it By Kate Northrop Hole-y moly! A North Carolina man found himself sprinting down the street after he won a $1 million lottery prize from a scratch-off game (likely burning those calories he had from the donuts he was craving). Jay Mays of Selma credits his donut craving for getting him out the door and into the store to buy a lottery ticket that turned out to be worth $1 million. There's two things that might send
Oct 19, 2022, 8:42 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman wins $500,000 after entering lottery draw minutes before sales closed
Credits the spirit for literal last-minute decision that was worth a half-million dollars By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman won a $501,544 Cash 5 prize after a voice motivated her to enter a lottery drawing just minutes before ticket sales closed. Stephanie Israel of Browns Summit described an urge to buy a lottery ticket late at night on Sat., Oct. 8, a literal last-minute decision that left her a half a million dollars richer. It was late at night and I was lying in bed,
Oct 16, 2022, 5:25 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina Lottery winner: "$4 million is not much these days"
Lucky for Life top prize winner shrugs off prize, says the money won't go far By Kate Northrop A lottery player who won the Lucky for Life top prize of $1,000 a day for life was doubtful that the money would go far in today's economy. In a time of rising inflation and high gas prices, one North Carolina man was not feeling the shock and awe most winners usually feel when they win a big prize in the lottery. In fact, Jimmie Shindler of Gastonia does not have any lavish vacations o
Aug 10, 2022, 4:52 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina man keeps promise to friend of 35 years, splits Fast Play jackpot voluntarily
How you know a friendship is real share a lottery jackpot By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man's word is as good as gold after he kept a promise to split a lottery jackpot without necessarily splitting the ticket cost. Scott Edwards of Julian and Perry Charles of Lexington have a 35-year-old friendship worth bragging about after one of them won a $361,527 Fast Play jackpot in the North Carolina Lottery and voluntarily shared it with the other. A long time ago, Edwards and Char
Jul 19, 2022, 8:02 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina Veteran "blessed" by $1 million lottery prize from second-chance drawing
Lucky winner says he is familiar with second chances By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Veteran says he has had his fair share of second chances in life, but a $1 million lottery prize from a second-chance drawing is the most recent stroke of luck he's had. Joe Mathews of Raleigh is not only thankful for the $1 million second-chance prize he won from a scratch-off, but it's also a reminder of the good things he has going for him in life. I believe in second chance, Mathews told
Jun 13, 2022, 5:19 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina Lottery winner of $10 million sentenced to life in prison for murder
By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Lottery winner who won a $10 million prize in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder. In 2017, Michael Todd Hill, 54, struck it big after winning $10 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket. After having been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Keonna Graham in 2020, he has now been handed a life sentence in prison. Hill, of Leland, worked in a nuclear plant in 2017 when he hit millions on an Ultimate Millions
Jun 1, 2022, 6:29 am - Lottery News

North Carolina lottery winners "had to pinch each other" after winning $200,000
That's one way to confirm it's real By Kate Northrop A couple who won $200,000 in the North Carolina Lottery had to pinch each other to make sure their win was real. William Perry and his wife found themselves face-to-face with an astounding amount of money in a matter of seconds after he scratched off a $200,000 top prize from a scratch-off ticket. In that moment, the couple had to pinch each other to make sure it was real. It's like I was walking around in a trance, Perr
May 10, 2022, 10:57 am - Lottery News

Big letdown for North Carolina lottery "winner" when barcode proves false win
By Kate Northrop A Florida trucker experienced the letdown of his life after his suspicion of a big win was proven wrong by the barcode on his lottery ticket. Florida resident James Kinard was sure the lottery ticket he bought while passing through North Carolina was a winner, but the good feeling came crashing to a halt when the barcode on the ticket proved it was a false win. While making a stop in Statesville, Kinard decided to play the North Carolina Lottery's 50X Multiplier gam
May 2, 2022, 11:54 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman wins $700,000, her second lottery jackpot
Lady luck was on her side By Kate Northrop A rather lucky woman made the trip back to the North Carolina Lottery to collect a $700,000 top prize, her second big jackpot win to-date. Judy Marshburn of Spring Hope defied the odds when she won not just one lottery jackpot, but two. In June 2008, Marshburn hit a Cash 5 jackpot to the tune of $307,726. Back for more, she managed to hit yet another top prize worth more than twice the first. I doubled my win this time, the winner
Apr 15, 2022, 11:14 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman claims half-million lottery jackpot right before ticket expired
Lucky woman narrowly escapes every lottery player's worst nightmare By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Lottery player claimed a half-million Cash 5 jackpot just in time after losing the winning ticket for months. Ana Maya of Graham nearly lost out on a Cash 5 jackpot worth $532,234 when her winning ticket went missing in a moving fiasco, but the ticket luckily resurfaced from an odd hiding spot. The 32-year-old customer service employee stopped at Huff's Interstate on Maple Aven
Feb 18, 2022, 6:50 am - Lottery News

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