North Carolina lottery: Winners, Powerball drawings, Mega Millions (2024)

WRAL's NC Lottery results and news including NC Lottery Pick 3 and Pick 4, Powerball, Cash 5, Megaball drawings, and North Carolina live lottery draw.

North Carolina lottery: Winners, Powerball drawings, Mega Millions (1)

The North Carolina Education Lottery has been providing entertainment and funding for education initiatives in the state

since 2005

. With a variety of games to choose from, including scratch-offs, draw games, and online options, players have plenty of opportunities to try their luck. Popular draw games the NC Lottery offers include Pick 3 and Pick 4.

Or check the latest lottery results.

North Carolina Lottery

Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the world of lottery gaming, our content list will help you get the most out of your NC Lottery experience.

Evening Pick 3 Pick 4 and Cash 5Nightly N.C. Education Lottery drawings during the 11 p.m. News.
Powerball DrawingMonday, Wednesday, and Saturday Powerball drawings, as shown live on WRAL.
Daytime Pick 3 and Pick 4 DrawingDaytime Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings are held at 3 p.m. daily. They can be seen as live or on-demand video.
Mega Millions DrawingTuesday and Friday Mega Millions Drawing.
Alamance County woman wins $2 million Mega Millions prizeBrenda Stokes recently experienced the thrill of a lifetime when her strategy of using family birthdays to pick Mega Millions numbers resulted in a $2 million win.WRAL Staff
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Elizabeth City, NCA $1 million winning Powerball ticket was sold in North Carolina.
How to increase your odds of winning a huge lottery jackpotWhat are the odds that somebody can win a huge jackpot? You're more likely to get struck by lightning - hundreds of times.WRAL staff
Cumberland County woman celebrates $1 million winMalissa Shipman, of Fayetteville, tried her luck on a $2 Mega Millions ticket, and won a $1 million prize in Tuesday's drawing.WRAL staff
Powerball jackpot climbs to $600 millionThe Powerball jackpot rose to a whopping $600 million after there was no winner Wednesday.WRAL staff
NC Lottery apologizes for processing issues with digital instantsSome people who played the digital instants said when they tried to call the Lottery and resolve it, they were on hold for over an hour and claimed they received few answers. Officials with the Lottery said they observed an issue affecting withdrawals to VISA debit cards over the weekend.WRAL staff
Durham man wins $100,000 playing Powerball lotteryWhile the Powerball jackpot continues to grow, A Durham man didn't walk away empty-handed after playing the game on Mar. 4.
Powerball jackpot soars to $485 million ahead of Wednesday's drawingThe Powerball jackpot keeps going up - now standing at $485 million for Wednesday's drawing.
7 Sports betting operators announced for March 11th launch The North Carolina Lottery Commission announced Thursday which operators have been awarded licenses to take online sports bets. The first day for betting is March 11.
Raleigh man celebrates $5 million win after buying $30 scratch-offPaul Leonard took a chance and bought his lucky 200X The Cash ticket from Cool Mart on Penny Road in Raleigh.WRAL staff
Powerball Posted the Wrong Numbers. Now He's Suing for $340 Million.The string of numbers on the lottery ticket that John Cheeks bought matched those posted on a Powerball website. Had he beat unfathomable odds to win the $340 million grand prize?Isabella Kwai, New York Times
Video gambling could become legal this year, NC legislative leaders say House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate Leader Phil Berger say there's interest within their GOP caucuses in legalizing video slot-machine gambling under the state lottery. But casino expansion appears unlikely to re-emerge in this year's short session.Laura Leslie, WRAL capitol bureau chief
$50 scratchoff scores Cary man $1 million winSatyaprasad Kiran chose a lump sum payment and walked away with $429,014.
$1 million win, $400K lump sum will help Morrisville man expand his trucking businessWilliam Roberts bought his lucky $10 Million Spectacular ticket from the Circle K on Davis Drive in Morrisville.
Wake County man will buy a new car with $100,000 second-chance lottery winFuquay-Varina resident Roger Lundy has wanted a new car for years and, after winning a $100,000 top prize in a second-chance drawing, now he can get one.
Moore County man celebrates $2 million scratch-off winToy McLeod of Aberdeen took a chance on a $20 scratch-off and won a $2 million prize.
Powerball Ticket Sold in Michigan Wins $842 MillionA Powerball lottery ticket sold outside Flint, Michigan, won $842.2 million Monday, the 10th-largest jackpot in U.S. history.The New York Times, New York Times
NC woman wins $1 million, rings in New Year as Powerball First Millionaire of the YearPamela Bradshaw, of Clinton, won $1 million just after midnight when she won the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year drawing during "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024." WRAL staff
Numbers drawn for estimated $760 million Powerball jackpot in this year’s final drawing(CNN) — More than three-quarters of a billion dollars – an estimated $760 million – is up for grabs Saturday, after Wednesday’s Powerball drawing yielded no winners.By Kelly Murray, CNN
Garner man wins two $100K Powerball prizes, gifts one to his twin brotherTimothy Emerick arrived at lottery headquarters Thursday to claim his $100,000 prize. After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $71,251.WRAL Staff
NC lottery by the numbers: Top prizes claimed in state, USThe North Carolina Education Lottery has been around since 2005.Kaila Curry, Audience Engagement Producer
North Carolina lottery: Winners, Powerball drawings, Mega Millions (2024)
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