NC Lottery: Leigh Ham wins $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Leigh Ham of Charlotte tried her luck on a Cash 5 ticket and won a $100,000 jackpot.

Ham purchased her winning Quick Pick ticket for the June 22 drawing from the Circle K on Randolph Road in Charlotte.

She claimed her prize Monday at lottery headquarters and took home $70,750 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

Carolina Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night.  Tuesday’s jackpot is $120,000.  The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 962,598.

Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets through Online Play either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery  Official Mobile App.