CHARLOTTE, NC (Release) — Georgia Richardson of Charlotte is the first winner of the $100,000 top prize in the new Cash 5 Bonus Cash promotion.
Her luck happened on Monday in the first draw of the promotion. Each drawing offers one $100,000 prize and 40 $500 prizes.
Richardson’s work won a $100,000 prize. She arrived at lottery headquarters Friday to claim her prize and took home $71,250 after mandatory state and federal taxes.
The Cash 5 Bonus Cash Drawing promotion lasts until January 29. Three more draws are planned.
Players who spend $5 or more on a single Carolina Cash 5 ticket at the point of sale are entered into the drawing. Richardson purchased her Cash 5 ticket at the Harris Teeter on Providence Road in Charlotte.
The deadline for entries for the second draw is Sunday. The draw is scheduled for Monday.
Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option to purchase their tickets through retail or online play, either through the lottery website or through the official NC Lottery mobile app. Available 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held nightly.
The odds of winning the Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598. Saturday’s jackpot is $476,000.
Raffle ticket sales raise an average of $2.5 million per day for education. For details on how the $61.8 million raised by the lottery impacted Mecklenburg County last year, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the Impact section.
Charlotte took home the $100,000 first prize in the new Cash 5 promotion
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