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North Carolina (NC) Lottery Results

Game Result Jackpot Next Jackpot Action
Sat, Mar 02, 2024
4
9
1
2
Fire Ball
JackPot:
$500
Next Draw:
Sun, Mar-03-2024, 03:00 PM

Next Jackpot:
$500
00
Days
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13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Fri, Mar 01, 2024
3
0
0
9
Fire Ball
JackPot:
$500
Next Draw:
Sat, Mar-02-2024, 11:22 PM

Next Jackpot:
$500
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Sat, Mar 02, 2024
8
7
7
2
0
Fire Ball
JackPot:
$5,000
Next Draw:
Sun, Mar-03-2024, 03:00 PM

Next Jackpot:
$5,000
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Fri, Mar 01, 2024
7
9
3
2
3
Fire Ball
JackPot:
$5,000
Next Draw:
Sat, Mar-02-2024, 11:22 PM

Next Jackpot:
$5,000
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Fri, Mar 01, 2024
2
11
13
33
36
JackPot:
$143,000
Next Draw:
Sat, Mar-02-2024, 11:22 PM

Next Jackpot:
$191,000
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Fri, Mar 01, 2024
1
7
29
36
44
4
Lucky Ball
JackPot:
$1,000
Next Draw:
Sat, Mar-02-2024, 10:38 PM

Next Jackpot:
$1,000
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Fri, Mar 01, 2024
15
33
37
55
61
24
Multiplier 4 X
Mega Ball
JackPot:
$607 Million
Next Draw:
Tue, Mar-05-2024, 11:00 PM

Next Jackpot:
$650 Million
00
Days
:
13
Hours
:
12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds
Wed, Feb 28, 2024
16
26
29
38
50
6
Power Play 2 X
Power Ball
JackPot:
$412 Million
Next Draw:
Sat, Mar-02-2024, 10:59 PM

Next Jackpot:
$443 Million
00
Days
:
13
Hours
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12
Minutes
:
08
Seconds

Welcome to North Carolina Lottery Corner

Your Easiest Way to Win North Carolina Lottery

North Carolina Lottery Winning numbers history

Here, you can find the Past Winning Numbers, statistics, and in-depth analysis of Pick 3 Day,  Pick 3 Evening,  Pick 4 Day,  Pick 4 Evening,  Cash 5,  Lucky for Life,  Mega Millions,  and Powerball. The winning numbers history is provided and its FREE. You can save it or print it. Our page also has a tool to search for winning number or set of numbers for all North Carolina lottery games.

For in-depth analysis and other resources of the game winning numbers visit the game home page. Summary of winning numbers data available for North Carolina lottery on our website as of today

Game Dates available on this site Available Dates
From from-to To
Pick 3 Day 03/31/2008 03/02/2024 03/31/2008 to 03/02/2024
Pick 3 Evening 10/06/2006 03/01/2024 10/06/2006 to 03/01/2024
Pick 4 Day 02/27/2011 03/02/2024 02/27/2011 to 03/02/2024
Pick 4 Evening 04/17/2009 03/01/2024 04/17/2009 to 03/01/2024
Cash 5 10/27/2006 03/01/2024 10/27/2006 to 03/01/2024
Lucky for Life 03/15/2012 03/01/2024 03/15/2012 to 03/01/2024
Mega Millions 06/24/2005 03/01/2024 06/24/2005 to 03/01/2024
Powerball 04/06/1994 02/28/2024 04/06/1994 to 02/28/2024

North Carolina Lottery Draw Games Schedule

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Time
Pick 3 Day 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM US/Eastern
Pick 3 Evening 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM US/Eastern
Pick 4 Day 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM US/Eastern
Pick 4 Evening 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM US/Eastern
Cash 5 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM 11:22 PM US/Eastern
Lucky for Life 10:38 PM 10:38 PM 10:38 PM 10:38 PM 10:38 PM 10:38 PM 10:38 PM US/Eastern
Mega Millions 11:00 PM 11:00 PM US/Eastern
Powerball 10:59 PM 10:59 PM 10:59 PM US/Eastern

About North Carolina (NC) Lottery

After the establishment of North Carolina State Lottery Act by then Governor, Mike Easley, North Carolina Education Lottery, which is also shortly known as NCEL has been inaugurated. It is one of the youngest Lotteries in the United States, being enacted in 2005. The North Carolina State Lottery Act has appointed a Lottery Commission which consists of nine members, who are responsible for the conduction of all operations regarding this Education Lottery. Each and every penny of the NC lottery goes directly to the state’s education. Since its inception, the North Carolina Lottery has generated a whopping amount of 5.5 dollars in revenue. 

According to the law, all the revenue funds are contributed to the salary payments of teachers for k-3 grades, construction of schools, need-based financial aid to colleges, and pre-kindergarten. The state Lottery act of North Carolina plans and executes the usage of the revenue for educational purposes. The North Carolina lottery has been contributing a substantial amount of money to various educational causes. The NC lottery stands for integrity and honesty in all their business operations. Seven percent of the proceeds are paid to the retailers in the form of commissions. Fifty percent of the revenue is paid to the players who pick the right NC lottery winning numbers. Eight percent goes as the cost of sales and the remaining thirty-five percent goes to the educational purposes and welfare. 

Games:

The North Carolina Education Lottery has a wide variety of games on offer. All these lottery games are fun and entertaining to play. Make sure that you keep an eye on North Carolina Lottery results after playing the games. Let’s have a look at the famous games that are being offered by the North Carolina Lottery: 

Pick 3 Evening: Being introduced on October 6th 2006, Pick 3 evening is drawn every day. This game involves the drawing of three balls, which are numbered from 0 to 9. Players have to purchase the game with 50 cents. An alternative model is to pay $1 which consists of two options that are Exact wager and Any wager. 

Hot Lotto: This lottery game costs $1 per each game. The players need to select five numbers from a pool of 1 to 47 and one number from a pool of 1 to 19. 

Lotto America: This lottery game is drawn twice a week, each on every Wednesday and Sunday. A player should choose five balls from a set of 1 to 52 numbers and one ball from a set of 1 to 10. 

Mega Millions: On January 31st, 2010, Mega millions has become a part of the game collection at North Carolina Education Lottery. This game is drawn every Tuesday and Friday at 11 pm. 

Powerball: Being introduced on May 31st, 2006, Powerball has become one of the crowd favorites at the North Carolina Lottery. Players must select numbers from two pools, the first pool involves the picking of 5 North Carolina Winning numbers ranging from 1 to 69, whereas the second pools involves the picking of red powerball with a number ranging from 1 to 26.

For details of North Carolina lottery and latest news visit North Carolina Lottery Official Website

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North Carolina Lottery Corner Address

North Carolina State Lottery , North Carolina Education Lottery Headquarters , 2100 Yonkers Rd comma, Raleigh , NC - 27604 , USA .
Phone : (919) 715-6886

Note: NC lottery results and other information in Lottery Corner are constantly updated. Please check back often. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information on this site. Lottery Corner is not the final authority on games, winning numbers, or other information. Please verify your winning tickets with respective official lotteries. Individual lottery games logo's are copyrighted and the property of their respective organizations.

How do you collect lottery winnings in North Carolina ?

The table below highlights the different processes of claiming your prizes in North Carolina.

Before proceeding, remember that you have 180 days from the time you win the lottery to claim your prize.

Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.

Moving forward, these are the options you have to claim the lottery prize in North Carolina

In-Person Claim
  • Ideally, you can redeem prizes worth up to $599 in person at any licensed lottery retailer in North Carolina.

  • The North Carolina Regional Claim Centers as well as the NCEL Headquarters can also redeem prizes of this amount.

  • Prizes worth $600 - $99,999 can be redeemed in person at any of the Regional Claim Centre's or the Lottery Headquarters.

  • Prizes worth $100,000 and above can only be claimed in person at the North Carolina Education Lottery Headquarters.

Mail-in Claim
  • Lottery prizes of $1 up to $99,999 can be claimed by mail. The NCEL postal address for mail-in claim is written below.

  • Mailing Address: NCEL, PO Box 41606, Raleigh, NC 27629-1606.

Note :
For claiming winning tickets of all prize amounts, be sure to complete the Winner Claim Form which can be found on the NCEL website and at the Lottery's regional offices. You must also be able to verify your information (name, age, social security number, and signature) by presenting a valid photo ID.
For more information on the claiming methods and prizes, kindly visit the official website of the North Carolina Lottery Commission.

North Carolina Lottery Claim centers

How to Claim

Cut Off Time

Game
Pick 3 Day
Cut Off Times
Before 2:45 p.m. on the draw afternoon .
Game
Pick 3 Evening
Cut Off Times
Before 10:59 p.m. on the draw night .
Game
Pick 4 Day
Cut Off Times
Before 2:45 p.m. on the draw afternoon .
Game
Pick 4 Evening
Cut Off Times
Before 10:59 p.m. on the draw afternoon .
Game
Cash 5
Cut Off Times
Before 10:59 p.m. on draw night at retail locations and 10:58 p.m. on draw night online .
Game
Lucky for Life
Cut Off Times
Before 9:30 p.m. on draw night .
Game
Mega Millions
Cut Off Times
Before 10:45 p.m. on draw night .
Game
Powerball
Cut Off Times
Before 9:59 p.m. on draw night .
Game Cut Off Times Advance Plays
Pick 3 Day Before 2:45 p.m. on the draw afternoon . Up to 7 consecutive day drawings .
Pick 3 Evening Before 10:59 p.m. on the draw night . Up to 7 consecutive evening drawings .
Pick 4 Day Before 2:45 p.m. on the draw afternoon. Up to 7 consecutive day drawings .
Pick 4 Evening Before 10:59 p.m. on the draw afternoon. Up to 7 consecutive evening drawings.
Cash 5 Before 10:59 p.m. on draw night at retail locations and 10:58 p.m. on draw night online . Up to 28 consecutive draws .
Lucky for Life Before 9:30 p.m. on draw night. Up to 28 consecutive draws(4 weeks).
Mega Millions Before 10:45 p.m. on draw night. Up to 26 consecutive draws(13 weeks).
Powerball Before 9:59 p.m. on draw night. Up to 30 consecutive draws(10 weeks).

How to Play

Game
Pick 3 Day
Play Type
3-Digits + 1 (Lucky Sum)
Top Prize
$500
Ticket
$1
Game
Pick 3 Evening
Play Type
3-Digits + 1 (Lucky Sum)
Top Prize
$500
Ticket
$1
Game
Pick 4 Day
Play Type
4-Digits + 1 (Lucky Sum)
Top Prize
$5,000
Ticket
$1
Game
Pick 4 Evening
Play Type
4-Digits + 1 (Lucky Sum)
Top Prize
$5,000
Ticket
$1
Game
Cash 5
Play Type
5/43
Jackpot
$143,000 (Jackpot)
Ticket
$1
Game
Lucky for Life
Play Type
5/48 + 1/18(Lucky Ball)
Top Prize
$1,000
Ticket
$1
Game
Mega Millions
Play Type
5/70 + 1/25 (Mega Ball)
Jackpot
$607 Million (Jackpot)
Ticket
$1
Game
Powerball
Play Type
5/69 + 1/26 (Power Ball)
Jackpot
$412 Million (Jackpot)
Ticket
$1

Facts of North Carolina Lottery

☆ Do you know that the largest jackpot in the history of the North Carolina Lottery was $564 million, which was won in 2015 by three ticket holders in North Carolina, Texas, and Puerto Rico.

☆ Do you know that Joshua Caraway a maintenance worker from Fayetteville, won a $2 million prize on a scratch-off ticket in August 2018.

☆ Do you know that Lisa Williard a nurse from Pfafftown, won a $2 million prize on a scratch-off ticket in May 2020.

☆ Do you know that Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children in 2016 from Trenton, New Jersey, won a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. One of the family members, Valerie Arthur, lived in North Carolina at the time of the win.
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☆ Do you know that the North Carolina Lottery was established in 2005 by the North Carolina General Assembly, making it one of the newer state lotteries in the United States.

☆ Do you know that the first games offered by the North Carolina Lottery were scratch-off tickets, which included games such as Carolina Cash 5 and Powerball.

☆ Do you know that the North Carolina Lottery has raised over $7.5 billion for education in the state, including funding for scholarships, school construction, and pre-kindergarten programs since its inception.

☆ Do you know that Marie Holmes a single mother of four from Shallotte, won a $188 million Powerball jackpot in February 2015. She chose to take the lump sum payment of $127 million.

☆ Do you know that Jackie Alston a retired truck driver from Halifax County, won a $74.5 million Powerball jackpot in November 2016.

☆ Do you know that Jeff Wilson a chef from Kings Mountain, won a $10 million prize on a scratch-off ticket in February 2021. He chose to take the lump sum payment of $4.24 million.

☆ Do you know that Michael Hill a corrections officer from Leland, won a $5 million prize on a scratch-off ticket in January 2021.

☆ Do you know that Marcus Million a truck driver from High Point, won a $3 million prize on a scratch-off ticket in August 2020.

North Carolina Lottery Tax Rates

Tax U.S. Citizens/Resident Aliens Non-resident Aliens

State Income Tax Percentage

5.25%

5.25%

Federal Income Tax Percentage

24%

30%

Tax U.S. Citizens/Resident Aliens Non-resident Aliens

State Income Tax Percentage

5.25%

5.25%

Federal Income Tax Percentage

24%

30%

Note:
All winnings of $600 or more for U.S. citizens and resident aliens must be reported by the North Carolina Education Lottery Commission to the Internal Revenue Service.

FAQs.

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Here is the list of Frequently asked questions about North Carolina lottery, if you have additional question, please write to us. Happy to help you.

Where can I buy Lottery tickets in North Carolina?
Currently, North Carolina is home to more over 6,800 NCEL shops. A lottery retailer can be identified by the PLAY HERE signage that are placed inside or outside of their establishment. Moreover, you can make purchases online through Online Play by logging into your verified NC Education Lottery Account.
Are prices taxable?
Yes. Federal and state withholdings apply to all prize won.
What happens if I lose a winning ticket?
Anybody can claim your ticket if you lose it. Until it is signed, a ticket is a bearer instrument. Anyone else who has the ticket can claim the reward if you don't sign it.
How long do I have to claim the prize?
You have 90 days from the formally stated end of the game for instant scratch-off games. The ticket must be received by the NC Lottery within 90 days if it is mailed. Postmarks will not enough to meet this condition. Draw games have a 180-day redemption period following the drawing for which the ticket was purchased.
What are the chances of winning a prize in the Lottery?
On the back of each instant scratch-off ticket indicate the odds of winning, which vary depending on the game. Also, you can find out the chances for a specific game by looking at the How to Play section on the game's official website or by obtaining a How to Play brochure from your neighborhood retailer.
What does "Overall odds" mean?
The average number of winning tickets every game is provided by overall odds. As an illustration, if a game's odds are 1 in 4, then there will be one winning ticket out of every four tickets throughout the entire game. There may not be a winning ticket every fourth ticket, though, as rewards are assigned at random across a pack.
How old do I have to be to play?
In order to play, you must be at least 18 years old.
Can I pay with Credit Cards?
No, only cash, checks, debit cards, and, at the retailer's option, gift cards are accepted as forms of payment. You can buy things through Online Play using a debit card, PayPal (which uses a bank account), online banking, and ACH bank transfers.
Can I buy lottery tickets through the mail?
No, tickets for the North Carolina Education Lottery can only be bought online through Online Play with a legitimate NC Education Lottery account or at a store who has an agreement with the Lottery. In addition, sending an unplayed lottery ticket over state lines is prohibited by federal law and postal regulations.
Can I remain anonymous after winning the Lottery?
Unless the winner presents a valid protective order or Address Confidentiality Program authorization card, the NCEL will regard the winner's name, city/country, and prize value as matters of public record.
What is an NC Lottery Account?
Your NC Lottery account will give you access to Lucke-Rewards, Online Play, Second Chance Drawings, Game Alerts, and promotions. Moreover, comments on the NC Lottery Blog can only be made by members.
What are Touch Vending Machines and where can I find them?
A self-service approach to buy tickets is through a vending machine with a touch screen. In order to provide a quick and simple way to purchase your favorite games, they can be available in numerous retail outlets throughout the state.

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