There’s now an unclaimed million dollar Powerball ticket somewhere in Charlotte, according to the NC Lottery.
Someone recently purchased a winning Powerball ticket from the 7-Eleven on Sam Roper Drive in North Charlotte for the $460 million Powerball jackpot and matched all 5 white balls in yesterday’s drawing (winning the second-place $1 million prize).
The gas station where the ticket was purchased is near the intersection of I-77 and 485;
Yesterday’s drawing also produced 3 other $50,000 winners who have also yet to claim their prizes, according to the NC Lottery, these were the locations where yesterday’s winning tickets were purchased;
• $1 million ticket: 7 Eleven on Sam Roper Drive in Charlotte (Mecklenburg County)
• $50,000 ticket: Murphy USA on Lincolnton Hwy in Cherryville (Gaston County)
• $50,000 ticket: Speedway on N.C. 16 in Denver (Lincoln County)
• $50,000 ticket: Run-In on Elkin Highway in North Wilkesboro (Wilkes County)
Winners have a total of 180 days from the day the numbers are drawn to claim their prize.
The winning numbers during yesterday’s drawing were 2-18-37-39-42 for the white balls and 12 for the red Powerball. Since no ticket matched all 6 numbers, the grand prize jackpot has now increased to $550 million – the 6th largest jackpot in powerball history.