See and hear the stories from winners of the North Carolina Education Lottery.
Eddie Hoover’s good luck means that he and his wife can attend their son’s wedding in the Bahamas.
Five of Ann LaFave’s lucky numbers came up in the Wednesday, Dec. 26 Powerball drawing, winning her a $1 million prize.
Les and Christopher Rouse won $1 million in the record Powerball drawing held Nov. 28, 2012. Hear the story of how they won and what they plan to do with their winnings.
Leslie Brown of Greensboro was enjoying her routine of making coffee and checking her numbers on the lottery’s website. That’s when Brown learned that someone had hit the jackpot the night before.
A group of ten employees won $250,000 as a team playing Mega Millions. Each team member contributes $1 a week so they can play ten sets of numbers in the Friday drawings.
A group of 20 lottery players, all who work manufacturing jobs at RF Micro Devices in Greensboro, matched all five white balls in the Aug. 4 Powerball drawing, winning them a $1 million prize.
Ralph Fernandez, an Army veteran from Harnett County who served in the Iraq War, has added winning the lottery to his life experiences. Friday, he won $200,000 playing a $5 instant ticket.
Rick and Mary Hollar of Hickory won $1 million playing $4,000,000 Cash Blowout. They plan to pay off their mortgage, purchase two new cars and take a trip to Las Vegas.
Mike Bollinger, a police officer and EMT from Maiden, won $250,000 on the $1 Mega Millions ticket he purchased at Beach's General Store on N.C. 73 in Stanley.
A Stokes County woman who stopped at a convenience store for a $2 bottle of ketchup wound up winning $100,000 on a $5 scratch-off ticket.
Stephen McFadden, an engineer from Winston-Salem, is now a lottery jackpot winner thanks to the Carolina Cash 5 ticket he asked his roommate to buy for him.
North Carolina’s fifth multimillion dollar jackpot belongs to a Greenville family. James Jones won half of the Sept. 30 Mega Millions jackpot worth $114 million.
Mark Tallent, a Mountain Recycling utility worker from Connelly Springs in Burke County, plans to use a portion of his $155,807 Carolina Cash 5 to "do some gold prospecting."