The winner bought the ticket at Speedway on Yadkin Road in Fayetteville and won $1,247,944. Thursday’s win ranks as the seventh highest jackpot won in Cash 5 history.
The ticket beat odds of 1 in 962,598 to match all five numbers in the drawing. The winning numbers in the drawing were: 2-20-27-35-40. The winner has 180 days to claim the jackpot.
Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. Friday’s jackpot is $100,000.