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Who won the Mega Millions drawing in North Carolina?

The $1 million wins in North Carolina were two of 26 nationally in the drawing.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolinians won big in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing.

The state had a total of 12 tickets winning $10,000, two Megaplier tickets winning $20,000, and two lucky tickets winning $1 million.

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The two $1 million tickets matched all five white balls in the drawing, with one sold in Charlotte at the Adam’s Mart on Elm Lane and the other in Mooresville at the Shop N Save on the Mecklenburg Highway. 

The $1 million wins in North Carolina were two of 26 nationally in the drawing.

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“Congratulation to all the big winners,” Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery, said. “This huge Mega Millions jackpot created a lot of fun. Every ticket sold in North Carolina helped to raise more money for education this year.”

Additionally, 12 other $2 tickets matched four white balls and the Mega Ball, winning $10,000. Those tickets were sold at:

  • Harris Teeter, Flowers Crossroad Way, Clayton
  • Food Lion, Ocean Highway, Calabash
  • Circle K, West Williams St., Apex
  • Vaughan Grocery, U.S. 158 East, Macon
  • Value Mart, Carthage Street, Sanford
  • Porter’s Neck Country Store, Market Street, Wilmington 
  • Lowe’s Foods, Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington
  • Circle K, U.S. 1, Vass
  • Tickled Pink C-Store, Kernersville Road, Winston-Salem  
  • Sheetz, Whitley Drive, Winterville
  • Short Stop, Anderson Ponds Drive, Spring Lake
  • Circle K, Waxhaw Highway, Mineral Spring.

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The jackpot-winning ticket was sold in a Speedway gas station in Des Plaines, a suburb of Chicago. 

The winning numbers for the $1.337 billion prize — up from an estimated 1.28 billion due to ticket sales — were 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball 14 and Megaplier 2. The cash option was $780.5 million.

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