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Time's Running Out to Cash in Some Lottery Tickets

Time's running out to cash in on four scratch-off games in the North Carolina Education Lottery.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Time's running out to cash in on four scratch-off games in the North Carolina Education Lottery.

The $1 North Carolina Education Lottery, Tic Tac Toe, Firecracker Cash games, and the $5 $100,000 Carolina Cash game were taken off counters in December. In accordance to lottery rules, the 90-day period where winners can cash in their tickets will officially end Thursday. Any unclaimed prizes will go toward future games and the education fund.

The four scratch-off tickets were among the first sold in North Carolina when the lottery launched a year ago. There are still more than $250,000 in unclaimed prizes with the four games.

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