Beverly Hurston of Charlotte tried her luck playing Cash 5 and won a $100,000 top prize in the Cash 5 Bonus Cash promotion.
Her good luck occurred Nov. 8 in the first of four drawings for the promotion. Each drawing offers one prize of $100,000 and 40 prizes of $500.
Players who spend $5 or more on a single Carolina Cash 5 ticket in a retail location receive an entry into the Bonus Cash drawing. Hurston purchased her Cash 5 ticket from Perry’s Market on Wilgrove Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill.
She arrived at lottery headquarters to collect her prize and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $71,250.
The Cash 5 Bonus Cash Drawing promotion runs through the entire month of November. The fourth and final drawing is scheduled for Dec. 1.
Cash 5 is one of six lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets through a retail location or Online Play, either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App. Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night.
The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598. Wednesday’s jackpot is $224,000.
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