Wednesday, October 4, 2023

$1.8M lottery ticket yet to be claimed

The Carolina Cash 5 lottery has a winner from its Thanksgiving Day drawing.

According to the N.C. Education Lottery, one winning $1 Carolina Cash 5 ticket was purchased in Raleigh through the lottery’s website or mobile app. The winner will take home $1.8 million.

The ticket matched all five numbers, against the 962,598 odds. The winner has 180 days from the Nov. 25 drawing to claim the prize.

It’s the third largest pot in the history of Cash 5; the largest was drawn April 19, 2021. Two Charlotte women split its $2.1 million jackpot.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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