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.
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.
There's another lucky lottery winner in North Carolina.
Charles Benjamin of New Bern caught some catfish, and reeled in $150,000 Saturday.
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.
The good luck continues for lottery customers in Brunswick County after another big winning ticket was sold there.
Brunswick County continues its lottery luck winning streak.
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.
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.
A Leland man is charged with breaking into the front door of a convenient store and stealing thousands in lottery tickets from inside.
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.