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Making a Difference Now for North Carolina’s Future

The lottery’s mission is to offer fun and fair games to players and raise money for a good cause. Every ticket – whether it wins a prize, gives a lift to a local business or benefits education – makes a difference.

Winning for Education

Discover how money raised by the lottery plays a positive role across North Carolina.

Driving Local Economies

Did you know $.95 of every dollar spent on a lottery ticket comes back to the state in the form of prizes, retail commissions and earnings for education?

Community Sponsorship & Events

Check out our many community, sport and collegiate sponsorships and events across the state.

Working Responsibly

We are consciously involved in our communities in a variety of ways. From volunteering to encouraging responsible play, the lottery is accountable to its many stakeholders.

Benefits in Every County

Ever wanted to know exactly how lottery funds make a difference where you live?

What Education Programs Get Lottery Funds?

Each year, elected officials decide how to best-use the extra money made available by the lottery.

How Much Money Goes to Education?

100% of the lottery’s profits benefit education in our state. Here’s a breakdown of the lottery’s earnings for education.
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NC School Heroes: Time to remember those who helped you this school year

June 4, 2021

It’s the end of the school year. Come meet some of the stellar school workers who made it happen.

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