Lottery

Last-minute Father's Day lottery ticket gift worth $1M
Last-minute Father’s Day lottery ticket gift worth $1M
If it's the thought that counts, this one was way better late than never. A scratch-off lottery ticket bought as a last-minute Father's Day gift has turned a Pennsylvania truck driver into an instant millionaire. Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:36pm
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Wilmington woman to use lottery money to buy new SUV
Wilmington resident Adraine Dixon-Wilkins says she plans to buy a new SUV after matching all five numbers in the May 19 Carolina Cash 5 drawing to win the $221,306 jackpot. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:50pm
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New Bern man wins $150,000 after fishing trip
There's another lucky lottery winner in North Carolina. Charles Benjamin of New Bern caught some catfish, and reeled in $150,000 Saturday. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:41pm
NC House members reject keeping lottery winner info private
A General Assembly committee has rejected legislation proposing the North Carolina Education Lottery keep hidden from the public the names of winners of significant prizes. Wed, 03/18/2015 - 7:45pm
Lottery luck continues in Brunswick Co. with $250k ticket
The good luck continues for lottery customers in Brunswick County after another big winning ticket was sold there. Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:28pm
Lottery winner takes more than $50,000 home to Winnabow
Brunswick County continues its lottery luck winning streak. Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:04am
Wilmington couple wins $640,000+ after fishing winning lottery ticket out of their trash
Wilmington 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. Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:47pm
Lottery winner from Horse Shoe is lucky twice
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. Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:56pm
Man charged for breaking into Leland store, stealing lottery tickets
A Leland man is charged with breaking into the front door of a convenient store and stealing thousands in lottery tickets from inside. Fri, 05/02/2014 - 1:39pm
Wilmington woman scratches off $1M winner on first lottery ticket
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. Thu, 03/13/2014 - 4:51pm