SHELBY, N.C. (News Release) — Roger Davis of Shelby tried his luck Monday on a Carolina Cash 5 ticket and won a $269,533 jackpot.
His ticket matched all five numbers in Monday’s drawing. He purchased his Quick Pick ticket at Crest Quick Stop on Old Boiling Springs Road in Shelby.
Davis claimed his prize Thursday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $190,704 after required federal and state tax withholdings.
Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. Friday’s jackpot is $142,000. The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.
Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets through Online Play either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.
Ticket sales from the Cash 5 game make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million a year for education. For details on how $6.2 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Cleveland County in 2020, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.