$1M prize won in Charlotte in Saturday’s Powerball drawing

CHARLOTTE — A person who bought a Powerball ticket at a Charlotte grocery store won a $1 million prize, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery.

The winner bought the ticket at the Harris Teeter on South Tryon Street. The $2 ticket matched all five white balls. The chance of this happening is 1 in 11.6 million.

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

No one won Saturday’s jackpot, which means the prize climbed to $900 million with an annuity or $465.1 million in cash. for Monday’s drawing. The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is at $530 million annuity or $304.7 million in cash.

The Mega Million jackpot has been growing since April and now ranks as the eighth largest in the history of the game.

You can buy Powerball or Mega Millions tickets at any lottery retail location, through Online play on the lottery’s website, or by using the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.

For details on how money raised by the lottery is disbursed among North Carolina’s 100 counties, click here.

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