Winning Fast Play lottery ticket sold in eastern North Carolina worth more than $478,000 still unclaimed
Published 10:10 am Sunday, September 25, 2022
Check your tickets! Fast Play players in North Carolina – especially those in the Greenville area – are advised to double-check any tickets they have to see if they are the winner of an unclaimed $478,964 jackpot, reports the North Carolina Education Lottery.
The $478,964 jackpot won on April 6 with a 50X The Cash ticket was purchased at the Food Lion located on Stantonburg Road in Greenville. The ticket expires on Tuesday, October 4.
“We are encouraging everyone to check all of their tickets to make sure they didn’t overlook this winning ticket,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the lottery. “All of us at the lottery have our fingers crossed that whomever bought this Fast Play ticket comes in soon to claim their prize so we can celebrate this amazing win with them.”
The odds of winning a Fast Play jackpot are 1 in 320,000.
To claim the jackpot, the ticket must be presented at lottery headquarters in Raleigh by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4. This deadline ends the 180-day period for winners to claim their prizes.