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NC woman wins $2 million from lottery ticket gifted by friend
A present she'll never forget By Kate Northrop Small gestures may go a long way, but receiving a scratch-off lottery ticket worth $2 million is one that a North Carolina woman will certainly never forget. Karen Urtecho Sandrez of Charlotte won $2 million from a scratch-off, but she was not the one who bought the winning ticket. The ticket that Urtecho Sandrez was gifted was from the North Carolina Lottery's $20 100X The Cash instant game. A family friend purchased the winning ticket ...
Jul 21, 2021, 10:19 am - Lottery News forum

Nearly 10,000 players split $3.6 million in NC Lottery Pick 3 drawing
One popular number combination begets many winners By Kate Northrop Thousands of players across the state of North Carolina are splitting a whopping $3.6 million in the North Carolina Lottery's Pick 3 game thanks to a popular number combination. The Pick 3 afternoon drawing on Friday, July 9 produced the lucky number combination 0-0-0, resulting in 9,307 tickets winning the game's top prize. Players who matched all three numbers and bought a $1 ticket won $500, while those who ...
Jul 14, 2021, 3:33 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man is second person in hometown to win $1 million in a week
By Kate Northrop A North Carolina player became the second person in their hometown to win a $1 million prize within less than a week. Although the two Thomasville winners did not win on the same game, they won an equal amount of $1 million within less than one week of each other. Mario Paniagua Garcia of Thomasville happened to pick out a lucky Jumbo Bucks scratch-off ticket for $10 at the Cross Road Curb Market on Blair Street in Thomasville over a week ago. Last Thursday, June 17, he ...
Jun 29, 2021, 7:22 am - Lottery News forum

NC woman's favorite lottery ticket sold out, wins $200,000 after settling for another
Time to pick a new favorite By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player had to choose the next best lottery ticket when her favorite game was sold out at the store and she ended up winning a $200,000 prize. Joanne Pacheco of Durham had to go with another option when her preferred ticket wasn't available at the lottery retailer. That inconvenience couldn't have been more lucrative she ended up winning a $200,000 top prize because of it. Over the weekend, the lucky player visited ...
Jun 28, 2021, 1:37 pm - Lottery News forum

SC woman's road trip to NC lands her $1 million lottery prize
She can forget about gas money By Kate Northrop A South Carolina woman's visit to the next state over was well worth the drive when she picked up a scratch-off lottery ticket worth $1 million. Beverly Vercher was about an hour away from her home in Spartanburg, South Carolina when she decided to make a stop at a convenience store during her trip. Gas money wouldn't be a factor this time purchasing a $1 million top prize-winning ticket would be enough to suffice. About 40 miles away f ...
Jun 4, 2021, 11:22 am - Lottery News forum

NC woman misses Powerball drawing, wins $2 million in the next one
Turns out, the timing was right for this lucky winner By Kate Northrop It's a common fear among lottery players that your numbers would be picked in a drawing you did not enter, but one North Carolina woman could not have had better timing after missing a Powerball drawing and winning a $2 million prize in the next one. Elizabeth Johnson of Lucama did not buy her Powerball ticket in time for the drawing on Wed., May 19, 2021, but that fateful error earned her $2 million in the one on Sa ...
Jun 2, 2021, 1:21 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man almost chokes on his food after winning $150,000 jackpot
Winning the lottery can be dangerous By Kate Northrop Winning the lottery certainly came as a shock for a North Carolina man, who nearly choked on his meal after playing a scratch-off ticket over dinner. Rocky Mount resident Donald Bauer sat down to eat his food at a fast-food joint and whipped out the Extreme Cashword scratch-off ticket he had bought earlier. Likely expecting a calm meal before he headed off to work, he had quite the shock and reaction when his crossword-themed scratch ...
May 21, 2021, 8:50 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina Lottery adds Cash 5 Double Play feature
Players try out new feature for a second chance to win By Kate Northrop Sunday marked the release of the North Carolina Lottery's Cash 5 Double Play add-on feature, which gives players the chance to win a prize twice in one night for an extra $1 per play. Opting in for the Double Play feature will have the player's numbers for the original Cash 5 drawing entered for a second drawing that takes place immediately after. The prizes for the original Cash 5 drawing and the Double Play dra ...
Apr 26, 2021, 4:08 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina Lottery celebrates 15th anniversary
Over $18 billion in prizes awarded to players since 2006 By Kate Northrop On Tuesday, March 26, 2006, the North Carolina Education Lottery began selling lottery tickets. 15 years later, over $18 billion has been awarded to players in the form of prizes. To celebrate the milestone, the Lottery credited its early success to the strong support of North Carolinians who enjoy playing lottery games, winning prizes, and helping out a good cause public education. Every ticket that is purcha ...
Apr 5, 2021, 3:40 pm - Lottery News forum

NC man wins $1 million in lottery twice in one year
Double-lucky player claims he won on the same number twice By Kate Northrop Most players can't even begin to imagine what it would be like to win a million dollars, but one North Carolina man is lucky enough to have experienced the exciting feeling twice after winning two $1 million prizes in the span of one year. Willard Weber's lucky streak is running a little bit longer after he won not one, but two prizes worth $1 million within one year. The last time the Littleton resident picked ...
Mar 9, 2021, 3:38 pm - Lottery News forum

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