KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (WGHP) — Toney Peavey, of Kings Mountain, bought a $2 Powerball ticket and won a $1 million prize in Saturday’s drawing, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.
Peavey bought his winning Quick Pick ticket from the Circle K on Cleveland Avenue in Kings Mountain.
He matched numbers on all five white balls to win $1 million.
Peavey claimed his prize Friday at lottery headquarters.
After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $712,501.
Saturday’s Powerball drawing offers a $308 million jackpot or $160.1 million in cash.
The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.
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.