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N.C. doctor to use $757,000 lottery win to support his campaign for U.S. Congress seat
A North Carolina man who won $757,000 in the lottery last week said he plans to spend part of it in his already-declared campaign for a seat in the U.S. Congress. Dr. Josh McConkey, a physician and colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, bought using a ticket using Online Play, matching all five balls in the Cash 5 drawing for a $1.5 million jackpot, according to a Monday news release from the North Carolina Education Lottery. McConkey, of Apex, split the jackpot with another lucky ticket
Feb 13, 2024, 8:02 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman collapses on live TV after becoming first Powerball millionaire of the year
New Year's Eve celebration is overwhelming with million-dollar lottery win By Kate Northrop The North Carolina winner of the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year drawing collapsed on the ground immediately upon finding out she won a million-dollar lottery prize on live television. The world watched as North Carolina resident Pamela Bradshaw fell over in disbelief, struggling to come to terms with the overwhelming excitement of becoming the first millionaire of 2024 with everyone w
Jan 1, 2024, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina teen wins $250,000 lottery prize gifted by her grandfather
Belated birthday and early Christmas present for new lottery player By Kate Northrop A North Carolina teen won a staggering $250,000 prize on a lottery ticket that was gifted to her by her grandfather, only months after she turned 18. It didn't take long for one North Carolina lottery player to win a huge six-figure prize just mere months after becoming old enough to play the lottery. Yuridia Gallegos-Echavarrieta had incredible beginner's luck on a $5 scratch-off ticket that was
Dec 26, 2023, 9:49 am - Lottery News

North Carolina man misses jackpot by one number, wins $662,878 Cash 5 jackpot one week later
The feeling of missing out doesn't last very long By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man who just barely missed out on a jackpot prize by one number ended up winning the $662,878 jackpot one week later in the same game. Although he had missed hitting the Cash 5 jackpot by one number in a drawing last week, Joshua Allen was still feeling good about winning a decent prize by matching four numbers. About a week ago, I actually matched four of the five balls playing Cash 5, the Raleig
Dec 4, 2023, 12:41 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman turns unlucky day around with $100,000 lottery win
Player wins second big prize on one of unluckiest days of the year By Kate Northrop On a day that many would say is known for misfortune and gloom, one North Carolina woman's luck with a $100,000 lottery win might convince you otherwise. Some might consider Friday the 13th one of the unluckiest days of the year, but some, including Christy Merritt of Efland, might argue the opposite after she achieved her second big lottery win on that notable day. In 2018, Merritt won a big lott
Oct 22, 2023, 10:19 am - Lottery News

North Carolina man uses birthdays to win $2 million Powerball lottery prize
Winner says prize was absolutely needed By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man won $2 million in a Powerball drawing this week by using numbers that resembled family birthdays. Robert Crumel of Middlesex says that a $2 million Powerball prize was much needed, and it's thanks to numbers resembling important birthdays that he and his family will get some financial relief. On Sat., Sept. 30, Crumel entered a lottery drawing that would change his luck for the better. He stopped at th
Oct 6, 2023, 9:07 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman wins largest Keno lottery prize in state history at $168,750
New record to beat in in-state Keno game By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman set a new record for the largest win in the North Carolina Lottery's Carolina Keno game at $168,750. There's a new record to beat in the Carolina Keno game, with one lucky player setting the bar at a $168,750 win. Durham resident Tiffany Warner was the one to make Carolina Keno history on Friday afternoon when she bought a multiplier ticket during the final Carolina Keno Bonus hour promotion. To
Aug 29, 2023, 12:28 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina man plays Cash 5 lottery game for the first time, wins $331,792
It takes one to win By Kate Northrop With the tap of a finger, a North Carolina man won a $331,792 lottery jackpot playing Cash 5 for the very first time. Clinton resident Michael Eaves felt like trying something new, and he's proving why it might take just one ticket to win after winning a $331,792 Cash 5 jackpot on his first try. It was my first time playing that game, he told the North Carolina Lottery. On Wednesday, Eaves said he decided to pull up the Lottery's mobile ap
Aug 23, 2023, 6:52 am - Lottery News

North Carolina Lottery approves online instant games
Additions to digital lottery games and sports betting sweeping the state By Kate Northrop The North Carolina Lottery has officially approved online instant games, to go into effect later this year. On Tuesday evening, the North Carolina Education Lottery Commission voted to expand its game repertoire by starting to offer digital instant games online. North Carolina lottery players may start to see new online lottery games beginning this fall or as early as Nov. 15, 2023. Inst
Aug 19, 2023, 5:22 pm - Lottery News

Post Malone and the "perfect storm" — North Carolina man wins $100,000 lottery prize
Winner's eventful night led to it being one of the best days of his life By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man says his $100,000 lottery win is all thanks to the perfect storm that involved a Post Malone concert, severe rains, and a bathroom break. All those factors led up to the moment Thomasville resident Zachary Sharpe won a $100,000 scratch-off prize from the North Carolina Lottery, he says. It was a wonderful day, Sharpe told the Lottery. One of the best days of my life.
Aug 1, 2023, 12:11 pm - Lottery News

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