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  • smegma Nov 30, 12:19 p.m.

    such a shame $340k is only enough to go towards college bills. what a shame. it's really nothing these days.

    congrats though! we could all use it (to pay bills too)

  • r u crazy too Nov 30, 12:02 p.m.

    goodness people: lottery payout is on the nc lottery page. 60% goes to prizes, 29 % goes to education, 7% goes to retailers, 4% goes to administration, advertising, and marketing.
    (looks like the real winners are the retail folks who sell tickets: the store gets 7 cents for every $1.00 ticket they sell.)

  • pappybigtuna1 Nov 30, 11:01 a.m.

    I WON! yep, 'cept my dog ate the ticket, wonder if they can scan her to get the winning ticket or does nature have to run its course

    Going to give it to the wealthy, looks like they are the only ones that are going to loose everything

  • piene2 Nov 30, 8:56 a.m.

    "Let's look at the math. $44.3 million in sales, but only $16.8 million went to education. What happened to the other $27.5 million?
    Luv2Camp"

    Have you heard that there are monetary prizes awarded and operating expenses as well?

  • Mobile Geek Nov 29, 7:56 p.m.

    So I guess this means the poor are paying their fair share now?

  • we-r-just-human Nov 29, 7:15 p.m.

    I "won" $3(lost $7, bought 5 tickets) I'll get them next time....

  • Luv2Camp Nov 29, 6:46 p.m.

    Those lottery workers sure must be good accountants for $27.5 million!!!!!

  • Luv2Camp Nov 29, 6:45 p.m.

    Let's look at the math. $44.3 million in sales, but only $16.8 million went to education. What happened to the other $27.5 million?

  • wayneboyd Nov 29, 6:28 p.m.

    Better spend it before Obamatax goes into effect!

  • wildpig777 Nov 29, 6:02 p.m.

    i had a winning ticket to but it blew outta my hand....

  • Triumph Nov 29, 5:24 p.m.

    I also had a winning ticket but I lost it at a MacDonalds.

  • jrfergerson Nov 29, 4:43 p.m.

    Nothing west of I95 - seems the NC lotto forgot tickets are sold in those areas also

  • CountryBoyz Nov 29, 4:26 p.m.

    "16.8 Million goes to education"

    Too bad our legislature voted [a year after the lottery began] to allow equivalent funds to be pulled out the back door, so education really never "gains", they now just "depend" on the lottery funds to remain operational. Way to go government!

  • pappybigtuna1 Nov 29, 4:10 p.m.

    I won I won, 'cept my dog ate the ticket, wonder if I call still turn it in

    I was going to give it all to the Wake County School Board, bet they would have blown it in a month or so. They could start a pre-birth K program, we could call it Pre-Natal Pre-K

  • SmartGuy27608 Nov 29, 4:09 p.m.

    Hey JustAName, where do you think the money for the prizes come from? If all the money just went to schools then it wouldn't be much of a lottery, would it?

  • Plenty Coups Nov 29, 4:07 p.m.

    "If on 16.8 Million goes to education then where does the other 27.5 Million go???"

    I think you forgot that there is the prize itself as well as administrative services.

  • lisa4 Nov 29, 3:45 p.m.

    godshelper - I would like to know the answer to your question also!!

  • whoam1 Nov 29, 3:40 p.m.

    $44.3M in sales in NC
    $16.8M goes to education
    37.9% goes to education, yet we call this the "Education Lottery"! Right......
    I wonder the other 62.1% of the money is????

  • Ms.Manda Nov 29, 3:27 p.m.

    Why only K-3??

  • godshelper Nov 29, 2:55 p.m.

    If on 16.8 Million goes to education then where does the other 27.5 Million go???

  • exador7 Nov 29, 2:33 p.m.

    WOW,,, You mean some of it DID come this way????? Well wonders never cease.

  • JustAName Nov 29, 2:19 p.m.

    $44.3 million in revenue and estimated $16.8 million will go to education.

    Government efficiency at work.

  • 10hummingbirds Nov 29, 1:57 p.m.

    Plus, they have the link under the picture that goes directly to the NC Education lottery page.

  • ambernicole919 Nov 29, 1:49 p.m.

    How do you know the amount you win? I mean if your 3rd number matches their 3rd number? that kind of idea?

  • dollibug Nov 29, 1:44 p.m.

    3 people were indeed *lucky*.....

  • Bob Bubbles Nov 29, 1:42 p.m.

    If I won $500 million I'd have all day to write comments on the internet. Pair o' dice!

  • Cock a doodle doo Nov 29, 1:41 p.m.

    @ storchheim,

    Might I suggest the NC Education Lottery Link WRAL has posted under the picture?

  • Rebelyell55 Nov 29, 1:40 p.m.

    There is a link on WRAL home page.Bottom left.

  • TeenDad4_WorldTour Nov 29, 1:33 p.m.

    No link as to where I might find that info about all the prizes? Gee, thanks.
    storchheim
    November 29, 2012 10:58 a.m.

    I'd imagine powerball.com would be a good place to start.

  • storchheim Nov 29, 10:58 a.m.

    No link as to where I might find that info about all the prizes? Gee, thanks.

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