HOKE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Robert Jones, of Lumber Bridge, bought a $3 Power Play ticket and won a $150,000 prize in the Powerball drawing on Sept. 19, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Jones bought his winning Quick Pick ticket from Shop N Save on Harris Avenue in Raeford.
He matched the numbers on four white balls and the red Powerball to win $50,000.
His prize tripled to $150,000 when the 3X multiplier hit.
He arrived at lottery headquarters Monday to claim his prize.
After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $106,876.
Wednesday’s Powerball drawing offers an $835 million jackpot or $390.4 million in cash.
The jackpot represents the fourth largest in Powerball history.
Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?
Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.
You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website.