RALEIGH — Phillip Williams of Southern Pines said he can invest in a home now just after his $1 Hard cash 5 ticket gained a $757,128 jackpot in Wednesday’s drawing.
“This is going to assist me get my toes again on the ground,” Williams explained.
Williams, 43, acquired his lucky ticket from the Speedway on U.S. 15-501 in Carthage. He claimed he has been playing the same blessed figures on all his Money 5 tickets.
“I’ve been replaying my family’s birthdates for my figures,” Williams stated. “And the last amount is my age.”
Williams stopped at the store to scan his ticket and realized he received a prize.
“I assumed I received a dollar,” Williams laughed. “I didn’t realize I won the jackpot until I observed the numbers on the web.”
Williams arrived at lottery headquarters Thursday to accumulate his prize and, immediately after required point out and federal tax withholdings, took dwelling $537,638.
“I couldn’t imagine it when I saw how substantially I won,” Williams claimed.
Hard cash 5 is a single of four lottery game titles in North Carolina exactly where gamers have the alternative of getting their tickets as a result of a retail area or On line Perform, possibly through the lottery’s web site or with the NC Lottery Official Cellular App. Hard cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held each individual night.
Monday’s jackpot is $206,000. The odds of winning a Hard cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.
Ticket product sales from attract game titles such as Dollars 5 make it doable for the lottery to increase a lot more than $900 million a calendar year for education and learning. For details on how $4.8 million elevated by the lottery made a variance in Moore County in 2021, stop by www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.