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March 26, 2020 By NCEL

Changes coming to Powerball game next time jackpot is won

When that happens, the next Powerball jackpot will reset to $20 million as an annuity.

March 23, 2020 By NCEL

Cabarrus County man wins $25,000 A Year For Life prize

Robee Bailey Jr. of Concord beat odds of one in 1.8 million in the Jan. 27 Lucky for Life drawing and won the $25,000 A Year for Life prize.

March 23, 2020 By NCEL

$200,000 win leads to investment opportunity for Cherokee County man

Jess Nichols of Murphy said he will take his $200,000 in lottery winnings and invest in some real estate.

March 21, 2020 By NCEL

Lottery to temporarily close all Claim Centers due to coronavirus outbreak

Prizes up to $599 can be claimed at lottery retail locations. For larger prizes, lottery recommends signing back of ticket and securing safely until Claim Centers reopen.

March 19, 2020 By NCEL

Lottery takes steps for safety during coronavirus outbreak

Lottery encourages winners to take advantage of the option to mail in claims to collect prizes.

March 19, 2020 By NCEL

Good luck strikes twice in two and a half years for Pender County man

Two and a half years after a $200,000 lottery win, Israel Carbajal of Pender County found out luck can strike twice when he won another $100,000 prize.

March 18, 2020 By NCEL

Good deed by retired Shelby fireman leads to $4 million win

Winner claimed second top prize in Ruby Red 7s game.

March 17, 2020 By NCEL

Greenville tax preparer gets ‘colossal’ refund from scratch-off ticket

Kelcey Holley, a Greenville tax preparer tried his luck on the $10,000,000 Colossal Cash scratch-off and got a nice return in the shape of a $1 million prize.

March 16, 2020 By NCEL

$200,000 ‘Mega’ win means no more mortgage for Rocky Mount retiree

“It’s exciting,” said Rocky Mount man. “It’s unbelievable.”

March 16, 2020 By NCEL

Lottery Commission postpones Tuesday, March 17, meeting

Next commission meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7.

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