Set of family birthdays win Perquimans County woman $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot

Published 9:24 am Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Jennifer Boyce of Hertford used a set of family birthdays to win herself a $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot.

Boyce purchased her winning ticket for Friday’s drawing from the 7-Eleven on Patrick Way in Elizabeth City, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

She claimed her prize Tuesday at lottery headquarters and took home $70,752 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. Wednesday’s jackpot is $100,000. The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.

For details on how lottery funds have impacted all of North Carolina’s 100 counties, click on the “Impact” section of the lottery’s website.

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