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$1 million and $100,000 prizes won in North Carolina in Monday’s Powerball drawing

August 16, 2022 Posted by NC Lottery at 9:47 AM

Someone who bought a Powerball ticket at a Clay County grocery store for Monday’s drawing won a $1 million prize, the largest prize won nationally in the drawing.

The lucky $1 million winner purchased the ticket at the Ingles on U.S. 64 East in Hayesville. The $2 ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls to win $1 million. The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 11.6 million. The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize.

Another lucky winner from Winston-Salem holds a ticket worth $100,000 after buying a $3 Power Play ticket using Online Play on the lottery’s website. The ticket matched four white balls and the Powerball to win $50,000, and the prize doubled to $100,000 after the 2X multiplier hit.

Since no one won Monday’s jackpot, the Powerball jackpot climbs to $66 million as an annuity prize or $38.3 million cash for Wednesday’s drawing. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

Players can buy Powerball tickets at any lottery retail location, through Online Play on the lottery’s website or by using the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.


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8/22/2022 07:26 - Darlene E.

Thanks NC Lottery for the info on the powerplay.

8/19/2022 07:21 - Darlene E.

When the Powerplay is x10 and someone has 5 numbers will they win 10 million?????NC Lottery
Hi, Darlene! The Power Play multiplier would be 2X for matching 5 numbers - regardless of the multiplier drawn, the prize would be $2 million. You can view the prize structure and odds chart on our website here: Hope this helps!

8/17/2022 10:49 - joanie m.

Congratulations ??

8/17/2022 08:57 - PAUL P.


8/17/2022 07:42 - Patricia M.

Congratulations to both.

8/17/2022 06:06 - Larry H.

Good luck with your winning

8/17/2022 01:04 - Karen G.

Congratulations to the winners ????????????

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