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Someone in North Carolina won $217,058 after buying a lottery ticket at a convenience store

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Someone walked into a Wayne County convenience store Monday morning, bought a 20X The Cash Fast Play ticket and won $217,058, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

The win happened just after 7 a.m. at the Handy Mart on U.S. 70 West in Goldsboro.

The odds of winning a Fast Play jackpot are 1 in 360,000.

At the time of the purchase, the jackpot just reached $434,116. Because the winner bought a $5 ticket, they took home 50% of the jackpot.

The winner has 180 days to collect the prize at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website


Source: Fox 8 News Channel

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