Mega Millions NC (North Carolina)

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Mega Millions North Carolina Payouts
Category NC Winners Prize Per Winner NC Prize Total
Match 5 + Mega Ball 0 $203,000,000 $0
Match 5 0 $1,000,000 $0
Match 4 + Mega Ball 0 $10,000 $0
Match 4 9 $500 $4,500
Match 3 + Mega Ball 27 $200 $5,400
Match 3 370 $10 $3,700
Match 2 + Mega Ball 364 $10 $3,640
Match 1 + Mega Ball 2,709 $4 $10,836
Match 0 + Mega Ball 7,297 $2 $14,594
Match 5 (with Megaplier) 0 $3,000,000 $0
Match 4 + Mega Ball (with Megaplier) 0 $30,000 $0
Match 4 (with Megaplier) 0 $1,500 $0
Match 3 + Mega Ball (with Megaplier) 7 $600 $4,200
Match 3 (with Megaplier) 189 $30 $5,670
Match 2 + Mega Ball (with Megaplier) 159 $30 $4,770
Match 1 + Mega Ball (with Megaplier) 1,394 $12 $16,728
Match 0 + Mega Ball (with Megaplier) 3,920 $6 $23,520
Totals 16,445 - $97,558

What is Mega Millions NC?

Mega Millions NC is a multi-jurisdictional, multi-million dollar lottery game that was made available in North Carolina in January 2010.

The Mega Millions Jackpot starts at $40 million and continues to roll over until the jackpot is won. 

With odds of winning the jackpot at 1 in 302,575,350 the jackpot routinely rolls over, often growing to over $500 million and on occasion surpassing $1 billion.

NC Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday at 11pm.

Who operates Mega Millions NC?

Mega Millions NC is operated on behalf of the state of North Carolina by the North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL). 

Established in 2005 when it launched NC Powerball, it is one of the youngest lottery systems in America.

Proceeds from the state lottery are invested in education programs including the reduction of class sizes, school construction and college scholarships.

Can you play other lottery games in NC?

The following draw games are available to play in North Carolina.

In-house games

  • Carolina Pick 3
  • Carolina Pick 4
  • Carolina Cash 5
  • Fireball

Multi-Jurisdictional games

  • Lucky for Life
  • Mega Millions
  • Powerball

Who was the first NC Mega Millions Winner?

The first ever NC Mega Millions winner was 82 year old Mike Manheim from Greensboro. He won the $12 Million jackpot prize on May 28, 2010 and opted to take his winnings as a one of cash payment of $7.8 million.


Have there been any unusual winners stories?

An ex Army Sergeant from Cornelius decided on a whim to choose his Mega Millions numbers from a fortune cookie while eating at the Red Bowl Asian Bistro in Charlotte, NC with his wife.

The next morning, he received an email to notify him of his win, having matched all 5 white balls and the 4 x mega-pier' he won a cool $4 million.


Has there been a recent winning Mega Millions NC ticket?

The most recent Mega Millions North Carolina winning ticket was bought in October 2022 from a convenience store in Wayne County. The $2 ticket matched 5 numbers, winning  $1 million.

Also in January 2022, Gabriel Fierro of Cornelius, North Carolina matched all five white balls to win $1 million. He also paid $1 extra for the mega-pier ticket and quadrupled his win to $4 million when the '4 x Megaplier' hit.


Where else have North Carolina Mega Millions winning tickets been sold?

The only North Carolina Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket was sold at a Quik Shop store in Greensboro to Mike Manheim.

A recent winning ticket that was won in July 2022, was sold at a convenience store in Wayne County, North Carolina.


Have there been other notable mega millions winners in NC?

The most notable winner and North Carolina's biggest ever lottery win was a Mega Millions jackpot. On September 30th 2011 the Jones Family won a huge prize becoming the biggest winners in the history of North Carolina lottery winning $114 million. 


What about other lottery winners in NC?

North Carolina's biggest ever lottery win was the Powerball jackpot when, In June 2019, Charles W Jackson won $344.6 million after selecting his numbers from a fortune cookie.

Check Megamillions numbers

You can check your North Carolina Mega Millions numbers with the online checker