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Something “BIG” is on the way

November 28, 2019 Posted by NC Lottery at 10:29 AM

The word is just getting out across the state. There’s something “BIG” happening this December.

It’s something that some of us have been trying to find for quite a while. Here’s the story of one man who’s on the hunt, hoping to find and capture something BIG.

You can join the hunt on First Tuesday. It won’t be hard to see. It will be one of the biggest you’ve ever seen.

And if you find it, some of you will have the chance to win “BIG.”



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12/10/2019 03:07 - Mone S.

Did I win

12/03/2019 07:31 - Patricia M.

I'm a Winner.

12/03/2019 05:48 - Mary J.

Can not find Crown Jewels scratchers in Fayetteville or Raleigh areas. Is there a way to see what retailers have them?NC Lottery
Unfortunately there isn't. The Crown Jewels scratch-off game ended on Nov. 22 and has been picked up from all lottery retail locations.

12/02/2019 10:00 - Heather L.

@SAVATH I~How did you know that when the pages weren't even 'live' yet?

12/02/2019 02:08 - danny w.

when r they coming back with the double draw on the pick 3#.NC Lottery
Hi Danny, keep an eye on the blog and you'll be the first to know about upcoming Pick 3 promotions in 2020!

12/02/2019 01:57 - danny w.

Let's get it started, bring it, plus more winners.

12/02/2019 05:09 - savath i.

A $2 scratch off '2020'already has some prizes claimed but the start date is tomorrow... NC Lottery
We got a lot of feedback from players who were disappointed when they couldn't find new games on First Tuesday, so we now ship them to stores a little earlier to increase the likelihood that customers would be able to buy them on First Tuesday. When there are holidays involved, sometimes the tickets have to be delivered even earlier to ensure they are available when most folks are looking for them.

12/01/2019 10:22 - Willie J.

I'll find IT!

12/01/2019 09:39 - Tony T.

Cash out!

12/01/2019 07:13 - Allen M.

i'm 2 weeks away from foreclosure, so could use a big win. i'm not counting on the lottery, of course, but hope springs eternal :)NC Lottery
Lottery games can certainly inspire hope and dreaming, but remember that there are so many more important things in life than playing the lottery. We wish you all the best, Allen.

12/01/2019 06:35 - Dorothy M.

I am sooooooo excited!!!

12/01/2019 06:08 - Ginger M.

Hey Lotto Why won't the new app save Sign in like used to Hate having to sign in every time Pl please consider fixing Also Why isn't it easier to see winners stories? I enjoy reading them but difficult to access I must choose Lotto about then click history link then win on that About page Why?? Or am I missing something? Appreciate any help thanks : ) NC Lottery
We're happy to hear that you like reading the stories we share about our big winners, but sorry to hear that you have difficulty finding them. One suggestion we have is to follow us on Twitter @nclottery - we post direct links to each winner's story on our Twitter feed. As for your question about staying logged in, one of our primary concerns is to keep your private information safe. This means that your account will automatically sign out if you don’t use it for approximately 15 minutes. This is a measure that will help protect your information. Hope this helps answer your questions!

12/01/2019 05:42 - Vivian p.

Alright. Bring it on

12/01/2019 03:25 - Sondra S.

How about a Jeep Wrangler? That would be fun.

12/01/2019 09:48 - Chara D.

When will you guys do the drawing for gobble up the green????NC Lottery
Hey there Chara! The drawing for the Gobble Up the Green promotion will happen on Dec. 4. Good luck!

12/01/2019 07:15 - WILLIAM D.

Im ready... Lets get December started with a "BIG" bang.

12/01/2019 07:10 - TAJUANA D.

Im starting to feel like burlington nc doesnt have winners it seems. We have all dud tickets smh. I tried this one and its new.. still nothing what is up..hard 2 win on scratch offs and the other lotteries. Other places like indiana, pennsylvania, florida, texas or georgia always win with big prizes??????????. Where is our wins??NC Lottery
The truth is, it takes a lot of luck to win a prize of any size. But, we see lots of good luck for across the state--including in Burlington! Here's a link to some of the past wins in your neck of the woods:

12/01/2019 06:48 - Sheila I.

@digna h. Same with me. I bought 6 Carolina Black yesterday and they were all duds ??.I usually win something but nothing this time ??

12/01/2019 06:45 - Sheila I.

I think it's another $30 scratch off with a bigger payout and more chances to win. I saw the new $5 gold scratch off yesterday but the winning is $200k

12/01/2019 01:37 - Krystal W.

The issue with the $5 min is if you limit your self to say ($50) a month and you play till you run out of funds. When you get down to say $3 left and want to buy 3 Cash 5 tickets you cant. I think this is very unfairNC Lottery
Thanks for sharing your perspective on this, Krystal. Please know that we are sharing everyone's feedback with the folks who make these decisions, and we appreciate your input.

11/30/2019 11:51 - Vickie S.

Will find out Tuesday Tuesday the very first Tuesday

11/30/2019 09:53 - Carolyn J.


11/30/2019 08:59 - OT G.

How does one log out after logging on?NC Lottery
Hi OT, You can log out of the website by clicking your username in the upper right and then selecting "Sign Out" at the bottom of that menu. If you click on your username and aren't seeing the option to log out, please hit CTRL and - on your keyboard, as your screen is probably too zoomed in to see the option. Hope this helps!

11/30/2019 08:01 - Gerald W.

Why not have the numbers in the Pick 3 & Pick 4 games pulled once? No more 445 or 131?NC Lottery
we have strict rules in place to ensure that every set of numbers, regardless of payout or popularity, has exactly the same chance of being drawn in every drawing. Please remember that each drawing is an independent event, so the results of previous drawings in no way affect the future draw results.

11/30/2019 05:55 - Rebecca C.

its a new multi game ticket shaped like a stop sign.

11/30/2019 04:51 - Heather L.

Something 'big' on the first Tuesday, eh? I'm guessing it has something to do with scratch offs.

11/30/2019 04:20 - Digna H.

The Nov lotto scratch offs are very hard to win.. I usually buy 5 to 6 in one row and no winner.. not even for few dollars.. ??

11/30/2019 03:18 - Susan D.

Looking forward to the BIG one??

11/30/2019 11:21 - Steve A.

what a way to build xcitement and it's working.

11/30/2019 09:57 - William D.

where was lucky for life second prize on Nov. 18 won.NC Lottery
Hi William, That ticket was sold at the Wingate Food Mart on Hwy 74 E. in Wingate. You can find the daily winning ticket locations on our Twitter page at

11/30/2019 08:08 - Ricky S.

If this "Big" is another new scratch off that has been mass produced a gazillion times I won't be impressed.

11/30/2019 02:31 - Lynette D.

?????? ,I've been playing the lottery every since day 1,nvr won any big money, so I'm praying for the ppl who live in the rural area get lucky like the city ppl,it's always someone in the big cities that always win big money,NC Lottery
We wish every ticket could be a winner, but prize money comes from non-winning tickets. If you read the blog long enough, you'll see that we have big winners from all parts of North Carolina -- big city to small town, east to west. We hope your next ticket is a lucky one.

11/29/2019 10:58 - Catherine W.

Can't wait for the chance to win Big

11/29/2019 10:30 - veronica b.

And it look like Big foot. Hope i am the first to hunt him down

11/29/2019 10:27 - veronica b.

Look like Big foot is on his way from the look of the picture. I hope i,m the first to hunt him down

11/29/2019 08:56 - Denford O.

why 5.00 min on online purchase??? a $ is a $ for u guys isn"t it . It is at my local store. NC Lottery
The minimum requirements for funding and purchasing are a direct result of online transaction fees. We know folks enjoy playing the lottery as a form of entertainment, and many folks set a budget and prefer to buy only one draw at a time. That is why you can still go to any retailer and purchase your tickets with no minimum requirements.

11/29/2019 08:20 - Dewey J.

You are right R.C. You can not even get a running total of the number of tickets you have for lucky rewards and 2nd chance drawings. They have made a lot of changes and no improvements. They need to hire some good people.

11/29/2019 08:18 - Derrick R.

Good Luck and Happy Holidays

11/29/2019 12:35 - Richard C.

I would like to see the $1 option for Cash5 return. You have to go through 3 clicks before you can play a daily cash 5 tickets. I's play $5 ticket if I could have 5 different tickets for 5 different days. A good randomizer would do it.

11/29/2019 11:01 - Judy W.

The online app sucks now, they are ripping us off! I asked for a refund, haven't received it yet! So if something big is coming, it's really not big, another RIP off

11/29/2019 10:02 - Sandra H.

New app not user friendly and hard to navigate. The old app was much better.

11/29/2019 08:57 - Joe N.

It sounds very excited I'm waiting on it look no with nomercy

11/29/2019 07:50 - tammy t.

I hope it's something good,cause the new system for buying on line is difficult and not very fun.

11/29/2019 07:08 - Derek S.

I am pretty computer savvy; this new app is not easy to use or user friendly. It requires some more features added to it. Like when you are trying to purchase an on-line ticket. It does not allow you to pay and move to the next item you would like to do. Where is the icon to pay for items in the cart.

11/29/2019 04:07 - Mary B.

I something big for me, been playing about 12 years no luck

11/29/2019 01:52 - Ronald P.

Jumangi maybe be the something big that's coming coming

11/29/2019 12:21 - Tatiana D.

Sounds exciting!

11/28/2019 11:45 - mildred f.

Wow wow wow I’m excited to fine out ????????

11/28/2019 09:56 - john a.

It's my wife!

11/28/2019 07:19 - MARTY A. G.

I also agree maybe a app makeover with the old app and prices back

11/28/2019 06:31 - mary w.

bring it on!!!

11/28/2019 05:04 - carolyn b.

Hi Carolyn, The winning ticket for the the Nov. 27 jackpot was sold in Guilford County.

11/28/2019 04:21 - Tim M.

First Tuesday is this Tuesday. Not much advance notice. What's with the riddles?

11/28/2019 02:48 - Rudolph P.

I hope it's an app makeover. Maybe NCEL will go retro and bring the old app back. Lol.

11/28/2019 02:25 - Gloria C.

I am ready.I hope lot of family win big.

11/28/2019 01:49 - Robert L B.

Keep an eye out for more info soon. ;)

11/28/2019 01:10 - Gregory F.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. Best of lot to everyone to have Christmas BLESSINGS for the rest of the year.

11/28/2019 10:37 - Randy E.

Hope everyone wins some Christmas cash and give a little to those in needs please , Do t be a turkey or Scrooge folks , Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas . Don’t let anyone take Christ out of Christmas .

11/28/2019 09:51 - jesse h.

Good lucky

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