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NC woman wins $139,140 Cash 5 jackpot with Online Play ticket

Mary Bellamy of Dudley bought an Online Play ticket for Saturday’s Cash 5 jackpot and won the $139,140 jackpot, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

Bellamy claimed her prize Tuesday and, after required federal and state tax withholdings, took home $98,442.

Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. Wednesday’s jackpot is $176,000. The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.

For details on how money raised by the lottery made an impact last year, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.

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