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Fayetteville woman wins $150,000 in NC lottery

Posted January 6, 2015

Photo Courtesy of North Carolina Education Lottery

— A Fayetteville woman has won $150,000 in the North Carolina Education Lottery.

Kelly Williams is the second player to win the prize in the Jumbo Jingle Bucks game. 

She bought the $5 winning ticket, worth $103,876 after state and federal withholdings, at the Short Stop on Morganton Road, lottery officials said.

As of Tuesday morning, one more top prize had yet to be claimed.


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  • 678devilish Jan 7, 2015

    Good for her. I hope she save some for future use and not blow it all away.

  • alockwr21 Jan 6, 2015

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    I'm sure if a winner doesn't want to consent to the terms and conditions, they will gladly find someone else who will :)

  • Mad Dawg Jan 6, 2015

    I agree, but unfortunately, the "terms and conditions" of cashing in on lottery winnings, as I understand it, at least the larger sums, states that the Lottery can use your name for promotional purposes.

  • NCMom1 Jan 6, 2015

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    I don't think so. To claim the prize, I believe you have to consent to be in lottery advertisements etc..

  • Freda Kerr Jan 6, 2015
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    If I were a single woman living by myself I would be very leery of having my name announced as a lottery winner. Are there any considerations for the safety of winners?