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January 21, 2021 By NCEL

Gaston County woman wins ‘Mega Bucks’ with $200,000 top prize

She turned a $5 scratch-off ticket into a $200,000 win.

January 21, 2021 By NCEL

Boss’ Christmas gift turns into $200,000 bonus for Charlotte landscaper

A Christmas goodie bag from his boss delivered the goods for Ta’Von Batts of Charlotte to the tune of $200,000.

January 20, 2021 By NCEL

$642,767 Cash 5 jackpot win leaves Craven County retiree feeling ‘blessed’

When the Cash 5 jackpot got above $500,000 Charlie Bennett of New Bern decided to try his luck at the jackpot and ended up taking home $642,767.

January 19, 2021 By NCEL

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots reach historic highs, totaling $1.6 billion

First time in history both games have simultaneous jackpots over $700 million.

January 19, 2021 By NCEL

Buncombe County man bags ‘extreme’ $100,000 prize

David Sweeting of Alexander watched his $25 ticket reveal a $100,000 prize.

January 19, 2021 By NCEL

Haywood County mom to use $100,000 Powerball win for twin’s education

For Patti Pinkston of Canton, a $100,000 Powerball prize will help pay for her children’s education.

January 17, 2021 By NCEL

New Fast Play games start Sunday in North Carolina

Fans of jackpots have four new games offering chances to win one instantly.

January 15, 2021 By NCEL

Cabarrus County retiree scores $440,643 Cash 5 jackpot on her first try

Phyllis Davis of Concord decided to purchase her first Cash 5 ticket and it ended up winning her a $440,643 jackpot.

January 15, 2021 By NCEL

Guilford County man’s ‘heart dropped’ when he realized $150,000 win

Aweis Mohamed of Greensboro thought he had won $1,000 on a scratch-off ticket but, much to his surprise, it was worth a whole lot more.

January 14, 2021 By NCEL

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots move into top 10 territory

North Carolinians who play Powerball and Mega Millions will be playing for some of the largest jackpots in history as both climb into top 10 territory.

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