It was a big week for lottery players, so let's get to it!
Two men from Charlotte claimed $2 million prizes in the Powerball game this week. John Ames and Stephen Wright matched all five white balls in the March 1 drawing.
Talk about beginner's luck! Cindy Reeves of Wilmington won a $1 million prize playing the new $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular game. It was the first lottery ticket she had ever scratched.
Joe and Toni Thomas moved to Wilson ten years ago to enjoy retirement together. After Joe scratched off a $150,000 prize in the Green & Gold game on Saturday morning, the couple says they will relish retirement even more.
Finally, a textile worker from Rockingham County plans to buy a new car after winning $100,000 playing MONOPOLY. “I thought I had won $100," said. Jakequlyn Dalton of Madison. "Then I saw that comma and I started hollering right there in the parking lot.”
Here are the lucky players who won big playing instant scratch-off games this week:
Shelton Sutton of Fayetteville won $50,000 playing Junior Big Ol’ Bucks.
Gerald Deaver of Lumberton won $10,000 playing $120 Million Cash.
Sylvia Degraffenreaidt of Siler City won $10,000 playing $200,000 Grant.
Deborah Earley of Cofield won $10,000 playing Cold Hard Cash.
Jerry Humphreys of China Grove won $10,000 playing $1,000 a Week for Life!
John Matthews of Wilmington won $10,000 playing $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.
Shirley Moore of Rockingham won $10,000 playing $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.
Ronald Payne of Belmont won $10,000 playing $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.
Jerry Ross of Concord won $10,000 playing $2,500 a Week for Life!
William Tate of Danville, Va. won $10,000 playing $4,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.
Arthur Warren of Gastonia won $10,000 playing $1,000 a Week for Life!
That wraps up the wrap-up for this week. Stay safe and enjoy your weekend, Lucke-Zone!