NC Lottery
Store owner accused of lottery ticket fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 7:29am.

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.

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Mega Millions jackpot estimated at $330 million
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Mon, 01/03/2011 - 2:43pm.

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.

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Lottery ticket sales increased among poor counties
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 12/30/2010 - 7:20pm.

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.

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Brunswick superintendent says lottery slump will have small effect
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 12/16/2010 - 3:31pm.

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.

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Last chance to claim North Carolina lottery loot
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 9:10am.

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.

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Harris Teeter to begin selling lottery tickets in NC stores
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 08/24/2010 - 9:00am.

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.

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Where the lottery money goes
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 08/18/2010 - 10:44am.

After Ramon's story on buying back-to-school supplies Tuesday, many of our viewers Ranted back wanting to know where the Education Lottery money goes. Here's the latest breakdown from 2009...

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Over $168,000 lottery prize still unclaimed
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/23/2009 - 10:21am.

If you bought a Carolina Cash Five ticket in Apex last year, there could be $168,716 coming to you.

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Ocean Isle Beach has a $1 million lottery winner
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/10/2009 - 5:06pm.

One lucky lottery store in Ocean Isle Beach sold the latest million dollar winning lottery ticket.

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State lottery sends more than $93 million to a state fund
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 12:09pm.

The state lottery is making money. State education programs have seen more than 900 million dollars since the first lottery tickets were sold in 2006.

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