COVINA, CA - MARCH 30: A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket form at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million before the drawing tonight. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

It feels like the Carolinas are pretty lucky when it comes to the lottery! Timiaya Ellison, a Charlotte woman, recently won $1 million after scoring one of the two biggest Cash 5 lottery jackpots in NC history. She purchased her winning ticket at the Circle K on University Boulevard in Charlotte. Charlotte also had a second winner who got their ticket from a Circle K on John J Delaney Drive in Ballantyne. The two tickets matched all five numbers and they split the record-breaking $2 million jackpot. She took home more than $740,000 after taxes!

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SOURCE: WCNC

Written by Nicole Weaver