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About the North Carolina Lottery

In 2005, the North Carolina Education Lottery was sanctioned by the state legislature. Subsequently, the revenue generated from ticket sales has been dedicated to fostering education in North Carolina. This financial support spans a wide range of initiatives, extending from preschool programs to college scholarships.

Expanding its participation, the North Carolina Lottery became a part of Powerball in 2006 and subsequently joined Mega Millions in 2010. Additionally, the lottery offers a selection of its own daily draws, jackpot games, and scratch-off options.

  • What is the minimum age to engage in the North Carolina Lottery?

    Individuals must be at least 18 years old to buy and redeem lottery tickets in North Carolina.
  • What's the duration to claim my lottery prize?

    From the draw date, you have 180 days to redeem your lottery winnings.
  • What should I do if my ticket is lost, stolen, or damaged?

    The North Carolina Lottery doesn't bear responsibility for tickets that are lost, stolen, or harmed. It's essential to keep your tickets secure. By signing the ticket, you can provide evidence of ownership if it goes missing.
  • Is it possible to retain anonymity if I win a lottery jackpot?

    In North Carolina, the name, city, county, and prize amount of a jackpot winner are disclosed to the public. However, if the winner provides a valid protective order or an authorization from the Address Confidentiality Program, their information can be kept confidential.
  • Which lottery games are accessible to play in North Carolina?

    In North Carolina, players have a variety of lottery games to choose from, including Pick 3, Pick 4, Cash 5, Lucky for Life, Powerball, and Mega Millions.
  • Are North Carolina Lottery winnings subject to taxes?

    Yes, all lottery prizes in North Carolina are liable to both federal and state taxes. Furthermore, the North Carolina Lottery withholds taxes on specific lottery winnings. For an in-depth understanding, please consult our Tax Information section.
  • Is it possible to purchase lottery tickets beforehand?

    Certainly, for all North Carolina Lottery games, you have the option to buy multiple tickets for successive draws in advance.
  • How are North Carolina Lottery funds utilized?

    The proceeds generated from ticket sales by the North Carolina Lottery contribute to supporting diverse educational endeavors within the state. The allocation of these funds is decided by state legislators on an annual basis. In recent times, a significant portion of these funds has been channeled towards teacher salaries, school construction, and Pre-K programs.