Quick Answer: What’s the latest you can buy lottery tickets in North Carolina?

What time will ticket sales stop before the drawing? Ticket sales for the daytime drawing stop at 2:45pm and will resume at approximately 3:15pm. Ticket sales for the evening drawing stop at 11:00pm and will resume at approximately 11:30pm. These are referred to as draw breaks.

What time does the lottery close in NC?

In the Carolinas, ticket sales continue until 9:59 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday nights. But the cut-off might be earlier in other areas, according to the national Powerball website so you’d want to check with your state lottery office or retailer.

How late can you buy Mega Millions tickets in NC?

North Carolina Drawing Schedule

Game Draw Days Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 9:59 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 10:45 PM
Lucky for Life Daily 9:30 PM
Cash 5 Daily 10:59 PM

When was the last time 888 came out in the lottery?

The last time Triple 8’s appeared was in the evening drawing on Dec. 9, 2012. Each three-digit combination in each Pick 3 drawing has exactly a 1 in 1000 chance of coming up in a drawing.

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What time is the North Carolina Mega Millions?

Mega Millions drawings will be held & televised on Tuesday and Friday at approximately 11:00 p.m. Watch the drawings online or on any of these stations: WRAL Raleigh (ch. 5)

What are the odds of hitting the Pick 3?

In Pick 3, the odds of winning the top prize (the Straight Bet) are 1 in 1,000 because there are 1,000 ways you can combine the numbers 0-9 to make a three-digit straight play. Think of the daily Pick 3 drawing as three mini drawings, one for each of the winning numbers chosen.

What year did the Maryland lottery start?

A lucky ticket holder in New York won the big Mega Millions® jackpot Tuesday night!

Where are the most winning lottery tickets sold in NC?

If the Calabash store is the top selling store in the state, over time they will have a lot of wins too.” In the five counties in Southeastern North Carolina, New Hanover County has the highest sales numbers and the county therefore has the most draw game wins at 659. Brunswick County was second with 540.

Are 2 numbers worth anything in Mega Millions?

2 numbers plus the Mega Ball – $10

If your ticket matches two numbers and the Mega Ball you’ll get $10 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 693.