Cabarrus County man bags $100,000 jackpot win

Published 2:38 pm Friday, June 21, 2024

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RALEIGH – Carlos Sosa Rodriguez of Kannapolis tried his luck on a $1 Cash 5 ticket and won a $100,000 prize on Sunday.


Sosa Rodriguez bought his lucky ticket from Han-Dee Hugo’s on South Cannon Boulevard in Kannapolis. The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 962,598.


He claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Friday and, after required federal and state tax withholdings, took home $71,502.


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. Friday’s jackpot is $100,000.