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Leap Day Powerball drawing delivers $150,000 win to Gaston County woman

March 10, 2020 Posted by NC Lottery at 8:36 AM

Diane Ellis of Gastonia is celebrating after she won a $150,000 prize in the Feb. 29 Powerball drawing.

Ellis bought the Quick Pick using the lottery’s Online Play service. Players who buy tickets online are notified by email when they win.

Ellis claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required state and federal tax withholdings, she took home $106,126.

The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is an estimated $110 million or $88.1 million cash.


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3/15/2020 11:41 - nova l.


3/12/2020 05:36 - christina s.

Congrats I'm still waiting for my Lucky payout.

3/11/2020 10:30 - Tammy B.

Congratulations!! Hope I can win. Would be nice to pay the loans off I have from my Dad and Husband's funerals. To start over by moving somewhere new ??

3/11/2020 11:29 - Nicole W.

Congratulations sweetie I know how money can change your life. Have fun

3/10/2020 08:11 - elizabeth j.


3/10/2020 08:11 - elizabeth j.

Congratulations Diane Ellis.

3/10/2020 06:49 - Sheila I.

Congrats to you

3/10/2020 01:27 - michael b.

Maybe I need to drive to Raleigh Durham area to purchase a cash 5 ticket always winners in that area

3/10/2020 11:44 - Mary U.

Congratulations Diane Ellis!

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