Check your numbers: Lucky $2 million Powerball ticket sold at North Carolina grocery store

Published 7:47 am Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket from a Fayetteville grocery store for Monday’s drawing won a $2 million prize, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

The lucky winner of the $2 million prize bought the ticket at the Harris Teeter on Raeford Road in Fayetteville and won the largest prize nationally in the drawing.

The $3 ticket matched the numbers on all five white balls and captured the Power Play prize of $2 million. The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 11.6 million. The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize.

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Since no one won Monday’s jackpot, the Powerball jackpot climbs to $454 million as an annuity prize or $271.9 million cash for Wednesday’s drawing. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

For details on how money raised by the lottery made an impact in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties last year, click on the “Impact” section of the lottery’s website.