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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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

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 forum

3-3-3 in North Carolina Lottery Pick 3 drawing delivers nearly $5 million in lottery winnings
Second Pick 3 triple of the year for North Carolina Lottery players By Kate Northrop 3-3-3 is the latest triple combination to come up in a North Carolina Lottery's Pick 3 drawing, and local players are celebrating the nearly $5 million prize payout. On Wednesday afternoon, the North Carolina Lottery's Pick 3 game drew the lucky number combination 3-3-3, delivering $4.9 million in prizes to happy winners across the state. Number combinations with the same three digits are often calle ...
Feb 13, 2022, 5:29 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina veteran's fortune cookie nets him $4 million Mega Millions lottery prize
Common method for picking lottery numbers results in a wild celebration By Kate Northrop A North Carolina veteran and his wife had an incredible reaction upon realizing that his fortune cookie-inspired Mega Millions numbers netted him a $4 million prize. Lottery players commonly look to the tiny piece of paper inside fortune cookies for inspiration in picking their next set of lottery numbers, and one cookie did not disappoint for one North Carolina resident. Gabriel Fierro of ...
Jan 21, 2022, 5:52 pm - Lottery News forum

Worried she might lose it, North Carolina woman tapes $100,000 winning lottery ticket to her leg
Put your winning tickets in a safe place! By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Lottery player won $100,000 from a scratch-off and thought to put her winning ticket in the most secure spot imaginable taped onto her leg. Pamela Lunsford of Rosman was elated to find out that her scratch-off lottery ticket was worth a $100,000 prize but was even more worried about the prospect of misplacing it. So, she taped it to her leg. I can lose a purse or a book bag, but I can't lose my leg, Lun ...
Dec 30, 2021, 2:54 pm - Lottery News forum

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