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Wilmington couple wins $640,000+ after fishing winning lottery ticket out of their trash
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:47am.

videoWilmington residents Joseph Cobbs III, a furniture deliveryman, and his fiancé Kendra Batts, a certified nursing assistant, are in a state of disbelief after learning they won more than $640,000 on the Carolina Cash 5 drawing.

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Lottery winner from Horse Shoe is lucky twice
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 5:56pm.

Where else but the town of Horse Shoe would a person get lucky twice in the N.C. Education Lottery? Self-employed painter Ivan Gilbert is a two-time winner. He won $1 million this week in the $120 Million Cash scratch off game. In May 2012, Gilbert won $100,000 in the Super Lucky 7s game.

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Man charged for breaking into Leland store, stealing lottery tickets
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:39am.

videoA Leland man is charged with breaking into the front door of a convenient store and stealing thousands in lottery tickets from inside.

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Wilmington woman scratches off $1M winner on first lottery ticket
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:51am.

video A Wilmington woman is a lot richer after buying her first lottery ticket ever. Sunday morning, Cindy Reeves bought a $20 scratch-off ticket at the Shop-N-Go on Market Street.

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Wilmington man wins $357,664 lottery jackpot
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 9:12am.

A Wilmington man has nearly a quarter-million extra dollars in his pocket to do some Christmas shopping after his lottery dream came true over the weekend.

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NC Education Lottery unveils new subscription program
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 11:11pm.

video The North Carolina Education Lottery is hoping lady luck is on their side as they unveil a new subscription program for Powerball, Mega Millions and Carolina Cash 5.

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Powerball luck strikes 3 times in 2 states
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 7:09am.

videoAt least three people in two states have beaten astronomical odds to become the nation's latest Powerball millionaires.

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Powerball jackpot 3rd largest in history
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 9:31pm.

videoYou are more likely to be struck by lightning or even be bit by a shark but that is not stopping people from coming out to buy a ticket for tonight's $425 million dollar drawing.

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Financial expert says hitting jackpot may not be a good thing
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 3:38pm.

videoThe Powerball jackpot is at a record high, and many lottery hopefuls are still buying tickets before tonight's drawing. The odds are not in your favor, but most people try their luck any way.

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Powerball jackpot boosted again to $550M
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 12:28pm.

The record Powerball jackpot just keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount.

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