REGIONAL: Charlotte ticket wins $1.1 million Cash 5 jackpot Tuesday night

Published 9:55 am Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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RALEIGH – Someone who bought a Cash 5 ticket at a Charlotte grocery store won a $1.1 million jackpot last night.

The winner bought the $1 ticket at a Food Lion on Idlewild Road in Charlotte. The ticket matched all five numbers in the drawing. The odds of matching numbers on all five balls playing Cash 5 are 1 in 962,598.

The winner has 180 days from the drawing to claim the prize.

The $1,159,355 jackpot became the first winning ticket to bring home a Cash 5 prize over $1 million since September. Since the jackpot was won Tuesday, Wednesday’s jackpot resets to $100,000.

Cash 5 is one of six lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets at a retail location or with Online Play through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.

For details on how money raised by the lottery made a difference in North Carolina last year, visit and click on the “Impact” section.