Meet the latest winners from your favorite lottery games. Remember, it only takes one ticket to win!

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Benjamin Sinclair / $1,000,000

November 9, 2018

RALEIGH – Benjamin Sinclair of Winston-Salem said a set of lucky numbers helped him win a $1 million Powerball prize.

“I’ve been playing the same numbers for five years,” Sinclair said. “They’re very special to me.”

North Carolina Education Lottery Winner Francisco Nunez

Francisco Nunez / $150,000

October 30, 2018

RALEIGH – For Francisco Nunez of North Wilkesboro, a Powerball ticket bought online became an unexpected birthday surprise when he won $150,000 in Saturday’s drawing.

Nunez, who works at Tyson Foods, realized he was a big winner while playing video games early Sunday morning.

North Carolina Education Lottery Winner Dennis Goodman

Dennis Goodman / $150,000

October 29, 2018

RALEIGH – Dennis Goodman of Landis said his luck was so bad he told his sister to buy her own Powerball ticket Saturday because you don’t want me touching yours. But Goodman’s luck changed in that night’s drawing, making him one of the luckiest Powerball players in North Carolina.

Kentucky Lottery Winners Robyn Zapp and Nikki Wolf

Robyn Zapp and Nikki Wolf / $1,000,000

October 29, 2018

KENTUCKY - A mother and daughter have come forward with the $1 million Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, October 24, 2018 drawing.

Robyn Zapp, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, has been staying with her daughter, Nikki Wolf, while having renovations done on her house. 

Over the past several days, Robyn had given Nikki $20 to buy Powerball and Mega Millions tickets.  “I would go to the same store to buy the tickets,” Nikki said.  “I thought it might be lucky,” she said. 

New York Lottery Winner Robert Bailey

Robert Bailey / $343.8 Million

October 27, 2018

NEW YORK (Nov. 14, 2018) - Sixty-seven-year-old Robert Bailey has come forward to claim the $343.8 million winning ticket from the October 27, 2018 Powerball drawing. Bailey, of New York City, now has the distinction of winning the largest jackpot in New York Lottery history. His winning ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn; numbers he said he has been playing for over twenty-five years.

Iowa Lottery Powerball Jackpot Winner Lerynne West

Lerynne West / $343.9 Million

October 27, 2018

CLIVE, Iowa (Nov. 5, 2018) — A central Iowa woman stepped forward Monday to claim a $343.9 million Powerball jackpot, the largest lottery prize won to date in Iowa.

North Carolina Education Lottery Winner Shrijal Baxi

Shrijal Baxi / $50,000

October 26, 2018

RALEIGH – Powerball gives players nine ways to win. Outside of the jackpot, players could win prizes ranging from $4 to $2 million depending on the type of ticket. 

Michigan Lottery Winner Brian Tackett

Brian Tackett / $1,000,000

October 24, 2018

LANSING, Mich. – A Lansing man is looking forward to an easier winter after winning $1 million from the Michigan Lottery playing Powerball.

Brian Tackett, 48, matched the five white balls drawn – 16-54-57-62-69 – in Saturday’s drawing to win a $1 million prize. He bought his winning ticket at Holt Fine Liquor and Spirits, located at 2102 Aurelius Road in Holt. Holt is about 10 miles south of Lansing.

Massachusetts Powerball Winner Ilona McCahill

Ilona McCahill / $1,000,000

October 19, 2018

BRAINTREE, MA (October 19, 2018) Ilona McCahill of East Wareham is the winner of a $1 million Powerball prize after the first five numbers on her Quic Pic ticket matched those drawn in the multi-state game’s Wednesday, October 17 drawing, which featured a $345 million jackpot.

NCEL Powerball Winner Genia Mangum

Genia Mangum / $50,000

October 13, 2018

RALEIGH – Genia Mangum of Vanceboro said she can take a dream honeymoon trip thanks to her fiancé who surprised her with a $50,000 Powerball gift three days before their wedding.