CARY, N.C. — Lawrence Whipple, of Cary, purchased a Powerball ticket and gained a $150,000 prize, in accordance to an NC Education Lottery information release.
Whipple’s $3 Energy Engage in ticket matched quantities on four white balls and the purple Powerball to get $50,000. That prize tripled to $150,000 when the 3X multiplier was drawn.
The odds of matching four white balls and the Powerball in a drawing are 1 in 913,129.
He purchased his successful ticket for the Oct. 16 drawing by means of on the internet enjoy.
Whipple claimed his prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required federal and condition tax withholdings, he took house $106,138.
Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot weighs in at $102 million. A winner would have the alternative of the $102 million annuity or $71.6 million in cash.
Since Aug. 23, Powerball drawings are now held 3 occasions a 7 days on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
The odds of successful a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million.
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