NC Lottery – Garry Crisp wins a third of $793,257

RaleighNC (STL.News) Garry Crisp of Asheville tried his luck on a $1 Cash 5 ticket and won $264,419.

Crisp bought his lucky ticket from the Stop & Go on Sweeten Creek Road in Asheville.  His ticket matched all five numbers in Tuesday’s Cash 5 drawing.

Crisp became one of three players to match all five numbers in the drawing so the $793,257 jackpot was split three ways. The other two winning tickets came from Cumberland County.  One ticket was purchased at the Food Lion on Rosehill Road in Fayetteville and the other came from the Shop N Save on Lillington Highway in Spring Lake.

Crisp claimed his prize Monday and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $187,764.

Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets at a retail store or through Online Play, either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App.  Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night.  Tuesday’s drawing offers a $110,000 jackpot.

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