The winner remains a mystery as no one has claimed the $250,000 prize at lottery headquarters in Raleigh, lottery spokesman Jonathan LaRowe told The Charlotte Observer.
The player bought the ticket in Charlotte using Online Play, according to a lottery news release.
Another recent Powerball winner in the state claimed his $1-million prize Friday, according to the lottery.
Kings Mountain resident Toney Peavey bought his $2 Quick Pick ticket at the Circle K on Cleveland Avenue in Kings Mountain, officials said. The numbers on his ticket in the Saturday, June 3, drawing matched the five white balls, netting him $712,501, according to the lottery.
He beat odds of 1 in 11.688 million, the Powerball game page shows.
When he claimed the prize at lottery headquarters, Peavey didn’t say what he’ll do with the money. He couldn’t be reached by The Charlotte Observer. Two numbers listed for him in public records are out of service.
2nd Powerball winner a mystery
: The mystery winner announced Friday by the lottery matched four white balls and the red Powerball for a $50,000 prize in Wednesday’s drawing, officials said. When the 5X multiplier hit, the amount rose to $250,000.
The winning white ball numbers were 16, 21, 29, 53, and 66. The red ball was 2.
The odds of matching four white balls and the red Powerball are 1 in 913,129, according to the Powerball page on NC Lottery.com.
Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot was a $240 million annuity worth $124.4 million in cash, officials said. Saturday’s Powerball jackpot rose to a $308 million annuity worth $160.1 million in cash.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million, while the Mega Millions jackpot odds are 1 in 302 million, according to the lottery.