Carolina Cash 5 paid off in a big way to players in North Carolina this week.
Tracey Smith of Greensboro and Donald Hibbets of Elizabeth City split the $365,092 jackpot from the Sept. 29 drawing.
In the Thursday, Oct. 4 drawing, two tickets matched all five numbers and split the $220,610 jackpot. The tickets were sold at the Starmount Mart on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh and at the Bizzy Bee on North Main Street in High Point. Players have 180 days from the draw date to claim their prize.
Since Thursday, Sept. 27, Carolina Cash 5 players won more than $899,000
As for scratch-off tickets, Charles Wallace II of Wilmington plans to take his wife on a honeymoon with the $100,000 he won playing the Mega Bucks game.
Here's a look at the week's prize totals for North Carolina draw games:
Pick 3 players won more than $1.6 million in prizes.
Pick 4 players won $637,000 including 23 top prizes of $5,000
Instant prizes totaling more than $11.5 million have been awarded this week. Here's a breakdown of some of the big winners:
- William Flemings of Kinston won $50,000 playing Junior Big Ol' Bucks
- Ethel Alexander of Hendersonville won $10,000 playing $5,000 a Week for Life!
- Daniel Bowen of Carolina Beach won $10,000 playing $2,500 a Week for Life!
- Sheldon Freeman of Concord won $10,000 playing $5,000 a Week for Life!
- Daniel Honeycutt of Zebulon won $10,000 playing 20X The Money
- Jeminishia Williams of Raleigh won $10,000 playing $2,500 a Week for Life!
In all, the Education Lottery awarded more than $15.1 million in prizes to players of lottery games.
Hope everyone is enjoying the Lucke Rewards program! Best of luck to all!