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NC Lottery

NC lottery ad changes going to House panel

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Bipartisan legislation to place more advertising restrictions on North Carolina's lottery and scale back its marketing connections to education is to be considered in the state House. Full story...
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Bladen County woman first to win $150,000 top prize in Hot Streak game

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Mary Sinkler, a resident of Elizabethtown, plans to pay bills after winning the first $150,000 top prize in the new Hot Streak game. “I didn’t believe it,” Sinkler said. “I had to get my daughter to look at it before I thought it was real.” Full story...
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NC Education Lottery makes latest revenue transfer

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The NC Education Lottery has made its second transfer of lottery revenues to the state for fiscal 2013. Full story...
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NC college freshman wins lottery jackpot

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A North Carolina college freshman has taken care of her tuition and fees after one try at the Carolina Cash 5 game. Full story...
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$1 million Powerball prize yet to be claimed

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Someone bought a Powerball ticket in North Carolina worth $1 million but hasn't yet claimed their winnings. Full story...
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Raleigh woman who lost job wins NC Education Lottery

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A Raleigh woman who lost her job as a receptionist after 22 years is collecting a very big check thanks to a new game from the North Carolina Education Lottery. Full story...
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Whiteville store has two big dollar lottery tickets in six months

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For the second time in six months, the same store in the small town of Whiteville has sold a big-winning lottery ticket. Hill’s Food Store on JK Boulevard sold the ticket that matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in Friday’s drawing. Because it was a $2 Megaplier ticket and the Megaplier was two, it is worth $20,000. Full story...
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$1 million lottery ticket unclaimed in NC

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No one redeemed a winning ticket in the North Carolina Education Lottery worth $1 million. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: CFCC facing huge budget cuts; tuition hike likely

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video Just days after graduation, community colleges across North Carolina got news of a potential 12 percent funding cut from the state. Students who rely on scholarships from the North Carolina Education Lottery may also lose funding. Full story...
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Store owner accused of lottery ticket fraud

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Police have charged the owner of a store in Dunn after investigators say he kept a customer's winning lottery ticket worth nearly $90,000. Full story...
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Mega Millions jackpot estimated at $330 million

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The estimated jackpot for the Tuesday, Jan. 4, Mega Millions drawing will be $330 million. The final size of the jackpot will be determined by ticket sales today and Tuesday, but it will be the first time the jackpot has exceeded $300 million in three and a half years. Full story...
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Lottery ticket sales increased among poor counties

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video Columbus county is among the 20 poorest counties in North Carolina. According to a recent investigation by the North Carolina Policy Watch, Columbus county also has one of the highest sales in lottery tickets. Full story...
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Brunswick superintendent says lottery slump will have small effect

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video Like just about everything else schools are suffering from the sagging economy, and it's a double whammy for them. Schools now are handling cuts from the state and from lottery sales. Full story...
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Last chance to claim North Carolina lottery loot

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It's now or never for instant scratch-off winners in North Carolina's lottery. Officials with the North Carolina Education Lottery say Monday is the deadline to make claims for 10 of its instant scratch-off games. Full story...
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Harris Teeter to begin selling lottery tickets in NC stores

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Lottery players in North Carolina will soon be able to buy their tickets at their favorite Harris Teeter store. Tickets go on sale at five Harris Teeter stores this week and plans are to roll out ticket sales at all 126 Harris Teeter stores across the state after successful implementations at the first locations. Full story...
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