Press Release Archive

May 10, 2012 Cabarrus County man to use $200,000 prize to pay for medical school Priyank Desai, a resident of Concord in Cabarrus County, plans to use the $200,000 prize he won playing Extreme Green to help pay for medical school.
August 4, 2011 Streak of winning Powerball tickets beats the odds A Powerball ticket sold at The Border Station in Moyock in Currituck County carries a $200,000 prize from Wednesday’s drawing, marking the sixth time since June when a person playing the N.C. Education lottery has beat the odds to win a big prize playing Powerball.
August 1, 2011 Powerball ticket worth $200,000 sold in Asheville Powerball players from the Asheville area need to check their tickets. One ticket sold for Saturday’s drawing matched all five white balls but not the Power Ball and is worth $200,000.
July 28, 2011 Asheboro woman to purchase home with $100,000 instant win Lynette Whitaker of Asheboro said she plans to use the $100,000 she won playing the N.C. Education Lottery’s Mega Bucks game to help buy a home for herself and her youngest son.
July 26, 2011 Fuquay-Varina man to buy home with $283,205 Cash 5 prize James Burt, a short-order cook from Fuquay-Varina, said his $283,205 win in the Carolina Cash 5 game on Sunday night will allow him to buy his own home for himself and his wife.
July 25, 2011 The NCEL launches three new games Three new instant scratch-off games launch on Tuesday.
July 21, 2011 Charlotte family claims third big lottery prize The McCauley family from Charlotte may rank among the luckiest in lottery history.
July 18, 2011 Powerball persistence pays off for Mooresville couple To Ted and Ida Hicks, five plus five adds up to $200,000.The Mooresville couple has been playing Powerball every week for five years since it came to North Carolina in 2006.
July 18, 2011 Davie County woman wins guaranteed $4 million prize instantly Advance resident Paula Graham has won the prize of a lifetime: a guaranteed $4 million prize.
July 14, 2011 $750,000 winner gives early ‘Christmas’ present to mom $750,000 Jumbo Bucks winner Eddie Christmas of Durham said he planned to make good on a promise to pay off both his and his mom's mortgage.
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