NC lottery drawing produces more than 2,000 winners, sets record


RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT/WNCN) – More than 2,014 people across the state have won the highest amount of money ever won in a single drawing of the game.

According to the NC Lottery, 2,014 people matched all four winning numbers in the Carolina Pick 4 game during the June 22 daytime drawing. The total expected to be handed out is $7.8 million.

The winning numbers were all zeros — 0-0-0-0.

The game’s top prize of $5,000 will go to players who hold one of the 1,002 winning $1 tickets purchased for the drawing. A $2,500 prize will go to players who hold one of the 1,012 winning 50 cent tickets.

The odds of matching all four numbers are 1 in 10,000.

The previous record Pick 4 win happened on Aug. 11, 2012,, when the numbers 1-1-1-1 paid out $7.5 million

Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes.

The lottery’s regional officers are below:

2728 Capital Blvd., Raleigh
16-G Regent Park Blvd., Asheville
5029-A West W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte
20A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro
2790 Dickinson Ave., Suite A, Greenville
123 North Cardinal Extension Drive, Suite 140, Wilmington

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