CHARLOTTE, N.C. (News Release) — Cash 5 players in North Carolina, especially those in Mecklenburg County, should double-check any tickets they have to see if they are the winner of an unclaimed $536,959 prize.
The ticket was purchased for the Wednesday, May 12 Cash 5 drawing and will expire on Tuesday, Nov. 9. It was sold at the 7-Eleven at 9025 Mallard Creek Rd. in Charlotte.
The $1 Cash 5 ticket matched the numbers on all five balls in the drawing. The winning numbers for that Cash 5 drawing were:
“We’re urging our Cash 5 players to please check any tickets they have tucked away in a desk drawer, a billfold or pocketbook, or left in the glove compartment of a car,” said Mark Michalko, executive director of the lottery. “It would be sad to see a prize like this go unclaimed so we hope the winner comes forward soon. We have a big check waiting for the winner.”
To claim the prize, the ticket must be presented at lottery headquarters in Raleigh by 5 p.m. on Nov. 9. This deadline ends the 180-day period for winners to claim prizes from the May 12 drawing.