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N.C. man rewards friend with new car in return for lucky winning lottery numbers
Because if it weren't for his numbers, I'd still have zero. By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player is ready to give credit where credit is due after his friend suggests five lucky numbers that ended up winning him a share of a Carolina Cash 5 jackpot. After asking five friends to share a set of their own five lucky numbers each, one friend's suggestion won Timothy Lingo of Hillsborough half the jackpot for last Wednesday's Carolina Cash 5 drawing worth $390,814. I said, ...
Oct 22, 2020, 4:08 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man can reopen business shuttered by COVID-19 thanks to $1.2 million lottery prize
Winnings give business owner much-needed relief after pandemic causes financial struggles By Kate Northrop Many business owners and entrepreneurs saw their businesses and livelihoods shuttered after the coronavirus shutdown. But one North Carolina resident now has a chance to re-open his hair salon after winning a $1.2 million lottery prize. Jeffrey Yi, of Fayetteville, was fortunate enough to win the Sept. 24 Cash 5 jackpot worth $1,247,944 that would help him reopen his hair salon six ...
Oct 4, 2020, 1:05 pm - Lottery News forum

State lotteries exceed expectations in 2020
Despite hardships, lotteries are breaking sales records By Kate Northrop In previous months defined by economic hardship brought on by the global pandemic, the lottery industry has proven to be a beacon of light, with some state lotteries defying expectations and exhibiting record sales. The Texas Lottery, which has made headlines recently for its internationally-ranking Lotto Texas jackpot (now standing at $45.5 million), is also exceeding expectations with its 10th-consecutive record- ...
Sep 25, 2020, 4:29 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina father-to-be scores $1 million lottery prize
Impeccable timing for an expecting parent By Kate Northrop The timing for a $1 million prize from scratch-off lottery game couldn't be better for a North Carolina man who is expecting his first child in February. Clayton Cook, of Hickory, was on his way to his grandmother's house for dinner last Monday and stopped for gas at Advent Grocery on Old Shelby Road in Hickory. While there, he decided to try his luck with some instant lottery games. He waited until he got to his grandmother' ...
Sep 22, 2020, 10:50 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Lottery introduces six new Fast Play games
North Carolina is the latest to act on growing trend of progressive jackpot lottery games By Kate Northrop North Carolina lottery players can try out the state lottery's newest offering Fast Play, a type of lottery game with a progressive jackpot that has become popular with other state lotteries in recent years. Fast Play was first available for purchase on Sun., Sept. 13, 2020 at most N.C. Lottery retailers and on all self-service vending machines, marking the Lottery's first game lau ...
Sep 18, 2020, 3:15 pm - Lottery News forum

First-time lottery player wins $100K after dreaming about it the night before
One dream leads to another as winner sets sights on medical school By Kate Northrop Many lottery players have found that it pays to follow your gut or listen to the voice in your head, especially when it comes to you in the form of a dream. The premonition of one of North Carolina's most recent lottery winners is as straightforward as they come, and it led to a $100,000 win. Last Saturday, Kaila Moore of Durham dreamt that she bought a scratch-off ticket. Having never played the lottery ...
Sep 8, 2020, 2:29 pm - Lottery News forum

Lucky number 9: thousands of lottery players win a total of $9.2M with winning numbers 9-9-9-9
It's the largest payout for North Carolina's Pick 4 game By Kate Northrop Thousands of North Carolina lottery players are celebrating lucky number 9 after winning numbers 9-9-9-9 were drawn for the Pick 4 game on Monday night. There were 2,574 winning tickets in all. 1,303 of those tickets purchased for $1 will earn the top prize of $5,000 each, and 1,095 tickets bought for $0.50 will earn $2,500. 176 players won smaller prizes. The total winnings for this drawing add up to about $9. ...
Aug 26, 2020, 12:49 pm - Lottery News forum

NC lottery player visits 40 retailers and wins $5 million
Four tedious hours of searching later, and he has the winning ticket By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man bent on finding the last top prize in a lottery scratch-off game conducted a modern day treasure hunt and came out the big winner. Last Thursday, one North Carolina resident traveled to 40 different stores in a crusade to find the last top prize-winning ticket for a scratch-off lottery game. Four well-spent hours later, his tenacity lands him exactly what he was looking for a $5 m ...
Aug 1, 2020, 6:43 pm - Lottery News forum

One takeout order earns an Uber Eats driver a lottery jackpot
All it took was a well-placed $10 tip By Kate Northrop After a shift of delivering takeout meals to hungry customers, one Uber Eats driver decided to try his luck at a scratch-off lottery game with a $10 tip he earned from one of his orders. As it turns out, that tip was well-spent it earned him a top prize of $200,000. A day of driving meant Keith Wishon of Lewisville, North Carolina had to stop at a gas station on Shallowford Road in Lewisville to fill up his tank. While there, he dec ...
Jul 30, 2020, 2:22 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man who won $10 million in lottery charged with murder
Includes video report Motive behind killing unknown By Kate Northrop Three years ago, Michael Todd Hill, 52, struck it big after winning $10 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket. Now, he is being charged with the murder of a 23-year-old woman, Keonna Graham. Back in 2017, Hill, of Leland, North Carolina, worked in a nuclear plant. A dedicated scratch-off player, he frequented the Maco Depot convenience store and bought the fateful Ultimate Millions scratch-off ticket. His life l ...
Jul 23, 2020, 3:43 pm - Lottery News forum

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