Check your tickets we’ve got North Carolina Powerball winners! Three Powerball winning tickets were purchased in North Carolina Wednesday that are worth up to $1 million. The $1 million dollar prize was tied as the highest prize nationally yesterday. That ticket was sold in Harnett County. Were you the winner? Make sure to check your tickets and tell your friends to as well.
There were also winners in Iredell County and Burke County. A $100,000 ticket was purchased at the Kangaroo Express on Turnersburg Highway in Statesville. The $3 Power Play ticket matched the numbers on four of the white balls and the Powerball. Its $50,000 prize was doubled when the 2X multiplier was drawn. A $50,000 ticket was purchased at the Walmart on North Green Street in Morganton in Burke County. The $2 ticket matched the numbers on four of the five white balls and the Powerball. And the $1 million ticket was purchased at Shri Sharda Petroleum on East Stewart Street in Coats in Harnett County. The ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls in the drawing. Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes.
There was no jackpot winner last night which bring the running total to $218 million. That equates to $149 million cash. The next drawing will be Saturday. Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million. But even not winning the Powerball you can still walk away with a nice chunk of change! Make sure to double-check your tickets if you bought a lottery ticket in any of the locations above.