July 29, 2014
Kannapolis man on $1 million win: ‘I had a feeling that one day I’d hit it big’
Barry Gaines of Kannapolis is the latest North Carolinian to scratch off the $1 million prize in the $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular game.
July 25, 2014
Harnett County man ‘blown away’ to win $110,832 Cash 5 jackpot
“I felt like dancing, jumping, running, and hollering,” Cory Mcneill said. “I am blown away. I knew I was going to win, I just didn’t know when.”
July 24, 2014
Roanoke Rapids native adds $100,000 prize to $500,000 win
Robert Merritt of Roanoke Rapids won the lottery – again. After winning $500,000 instantly in January 2010, this week he scratched off a ticket for the $4,000,000 Gold Bullion game and won $100,000.
July 23, 2014
Henderson County painter claims second major lottery prize
The community of Horse Shoe, population 2,351, has lived up to its lucky namesake for Ivan Gilbert, a self-employed painter and two-time big lottery winner.
July 22, 2014
Caldwell County man’s stop for gas leads to $1 million instant win
“It really didn’t set in until I came here to claim it today,” Jonathan Osborne said as he looked at his big check. “The dream has become a reality.”
July 18, 2014
Fayetteville woman to buy new home with $150,000 scratch-off win
“It was the last number on the ticket,” Fannie Easter said. “I looked at it and my hand started shaking. It was like I was frozen.”
July 18, 2014
Transylvania County man to invest $344,602 Cash 5 prize, take beach vacation
“I checked the numbers on my computer the day after the drawing and I was in disbelief,” William Meece said. “This is going to help me make some investments and spend more time with my family. I feel awesome.”
July 15, 2014
Stop for gas in Gastonia leads to $1 million lottery win for New Yorker
Ian Wynter, a plumber from Central Islip, N.Y., plans to use the prize he won playing the 50X The Cash game to help his family and save for his children’s education.
July 11, 2014
Raleigh woman picks up $250,000 prize on the way to dinner
“It was total shock,” said Louise Hare. “I called my dad and said, ‘Are you sitting down? I think I might have won $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket.’”
July 10, 2014
Raleigh grocery store sells $2 million-winning Powerball ticket
“It could happen anywhere,” said Thomas Cestaros, store manager of the Food Lion on Six Forks Road. “But just as much as whoever the winner is, I’m floored that the ticket was sold at our store.”
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