North Carolina woman won Cash 5 lottery game worth over $350k

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Husband reminded his wife to play NC lottery game on her phone. Now, they can retire

A lucky woman from North Carolina named Teresa Logan won a whopping sum of $350,160 playing N.C. Lottery’s Cash 5 lottery game after being reminded by her husband. 

The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased online from lottery website. Logan and her husband play the lottery on their phones often.

Her numbers matched all five balls in the next drawing, winning her the jackpot.

She recently claimed her winning amount from the lottery headquarters and took home $350,160 after state and federal taxes.

She said she plans to use her winnings to retire and do some home renovations.

North Carolina has one of the United States' youngest lottery systems, having been enacted in 2005.

The revenue distributions are as follows: 51% was paid out in prizes, 38% was transferred into the education fund, 7% was paid to the retailers who sold lottery tickets, and 4% went to general lottery expenses.