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Kick off New Year with Pick 4 'More Money Mondays'

December 28, 2016 Posted by NC Lottery at 9:40 AM
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What's your favorite day of the week? If you're a Pick 4 player, before you answer, here's something you want to know: Every Monday in January, Pick 4 prizes are increased by 40 percent.

Thanks to the Pick 4 More Money Mondays promotion, that means for every Monday afternoon or evening drawing, the top prize on a $1 play climbs from $5,000 to $7,000.

And all other prize levels increase by 40 percent as well. For example, a $1 "Any" play on a 4-way number usually wins $600. But on More Money Mondays, it wins $840. It applies to Front Pair/Back Pair and 1-OFF, too.

Any Pick 4 ticket purchased starting in January for a drawing held on a Monday in January - and there are five Mondays in the month of January 2017 - will have prizes increased. As always, prizes must be claimed within 180 days of a drawing.

Are you ready for Mondays to be "more" exciting? Good luck, everyone!


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1/07/2017 06:04 - Julian H.

When are you going to announce the winners for the December drawings? The draw date was Jan 4th and today is the 7th.

1/06/2017 03:59 - Denver G.

have been entering the Ultimate Millions and the Extreme Millions in the Lucky Rewards, sometimes I enter a winning ticket prior to cashing it in, but sometimes I forget until I get to the store. When I realize I hadn't entered the ticket, I'll write the number down to enter when I return home. Lately I've noticed the ticket is rejected because another player has entered the ticket. What is going on?******** It's obvious someone behind the counter is scanning the ticket to enter a 2nd chance drawing. If you suspect that, report the store to NCEL security. You might have to sacrifice a few entries and run a sting operation of your own. Write down the numbers, (front & back). When you enter them at home & it says "another player has already submitted", then call the security hotline & give them the info. They need EXACT info to bust @##$$%%@# people like that.

1/06/2017 09:21 - Bernadette S.

Hello LZ, I have one question Can I purchase pick4 here or at the store? I'm referring about the new promo every Monday in January. Thanks? NC Lottery
At this time, Pick 4 is not among the games available for purchase via subscription services here. You can click on the SUBSCRIPTIONS link for more information.

1/06/2017 06:36 - Gary P.

Are there any verifiable odds on number of entries to win 2nd chance drawings??? Also, WHY does it take lottery so LONG to post recent drawing winners? ThanksNC Lottery
The odds of winning a prize in a second-chance or Lucke-Rewards drawing depend 100% on the total number of entries made, something that is not known until the entry deadline comes. You are always welcome to ask here how many entries have been made in a particular drawing and we'll give you the most recent number that we have. The name of a winner in a particular drawing can be announced only after he or she has responded to notification and completed the claim process. That can take days or weeks. We notify winners within 48 hours of the draw date.

1/05/2017 10:34 - Helen D.

I have been entering the Ultimate Millions and the Extreme Millions in the Lucky Rewards, sometimes I enter a winning ticket prior to cashing it in, but sometimes I forget until I get to the store. When I realize I hadn't entered the ticket, I'll write the number down to enter when I return home. Lately I've noticed the ticket is rejected because another player has entered the ticket. What is going on?NC Lottery
We don't have enough information to know exactly what happened, but it's possible someone else entered the ticket for rewards points after you cashed it in for the prize. Our recommendation is that you enter winning tickets for rewards points before cashing them in, because once the ticket is no longer in your possession, you are no longer in control of who could enter it for points.

1/05/2017 04:07 - Chris R.

Twice bought 5 of the new $30 tickets with zero winnings

1/05/2017 09:35 - NC Lottery

@ PLAYER (JWEST) We understand why players want to know how things work, and why that leads to questions and comments. We also understand that the lottery is only able to be here because players and the public trust that it is run with integrity. So we do our best to be responsive to concerns and to share information that might be helpful. If you ever have a question you would like answered right away, you can call customer service between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at 877-962-7529

1/05/2017 08:04 - jackie w.

Thank you for your response and time. Look forward to hearing from you all concerning this matter. We will continue to scratch, play power ball, but only when it gets so high, lucky for life, and cash five. Still love the lottery, although not winning, but it is coming. Do have some questions and suspicions and that is due to some of the responses I have read in your blog. I enjoy reading about all the winners and one day they will be reading mine. Thank you for putting up with me.

1/04/2017 08:55 - NC Lottery

@ PLAYER (JWEST) - Instant tickets can only win prizes of equal or greater value than the cost of the ticket. We have advised our Prize Validation team to be on the look-out for your letter. The blog moderators do our very best to answer questions here on the blog. But if you ever have a customer service question, the primary way that service is provided is by our customer service team, which can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 877-962-7529.

1/04/2017 07:56 - Shirley O.

Have a question...why are some ticketshigher in points than others. Not complaining mind you, not winning on any luckezone drawing anymore than the ollery games. Just curious is all.NC Lottery
Like playing the lottery, how many points a ticket is worth is a matter of luck. Here’s how it works. Draw tickets are worth between one and five times the ticket price in reward points. So a $2 draw ticket is worth between 2 and 10 points. Instant tickets are worth between one and 10 times the ticket price in reward points. That makes a $5 instant ticket worth between 5 and 50 points.

1/03/2017 07:46 - jackie w.

NCEL, I put those 2 tickets in the mail this morning with the $2.00 prize on them both. No there was no multiplier nor anything else. I remember in the past someone sending same message to you all and I do not feel I or the other person has received a logical answer to the question--why is there $2.00 on a $20.00 ticket. Like I said I sent them out this morning and you should receive them by Thursday. Please look at them and if this is a printing error then whoever does this needs to be corrected on this. Yes I was upset and rightfully so especially if I had scratched off one of those numbers.NC Lottery
Please see our full response below.

1/03/2017 12:29 - NC Lottery

@ 1R2K - The factors in winning in a drawing are always how many entries you make and luck. If you would like to talk to our gaming integrity manager about how the specifics of how the random number generator works, please email playerinfo@lotterync.net and make that request so that our staff can get in touch with you.

1/03/2017 12:25 - NC Lottery

@ PLAYER (JWEST) - The lowest prize that can be won on a $20 ticket is a $20 prize. So if you saw a $2 amount, then there must have been a multiplier or other prizes on the ticket that would have made the total prize value of the ticket worth at least $20. We want players to have the best experience possible. We wish every ticket could be a winning ticket. If you ever have a concern about a particular issue, you can call our customer service team between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

1/02/2017 08:50 - Roger K.

Lucke-Rewards, second-chance and promotional are held using a random number generator according to specific security procedures. To ensure fairness to all players, all lottery drawings are done with an auditor present and all the lottery’s security practices are independently reviewed on a regular basis. My question is, y'all use a numbers generator that selects a one-of-a-kind number assign to each entry we enter into the Lucky Rewards that's assign to our account? Can y'all explain it to me, how this works? with $25,000 NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION! WINNERS (02/03/16) $25,000 Antonios Karamalegos :: Pinehurst, NC, winning several more times, and several others winner more than once. I was wondering just how our entries are counted, a unique number system for each entry or some other way of choosing them. Thanks!NC Lottery
Please see our full response below.

1/02/2017 08:18 - jackie w.

No, I do not have those two tickets but guess what, now I have two $4,000,000 platinum payout tickets with $2.00 on them. Ticket number 4305100519 with 519-081520-012 and 91059802-4717, also number 519-081520-011 with 519-081520-011 and 84772289-0464 and all I want to know is why is $2.00 on a $20.00 ticket? It was not a winner but still it should not be on these tickets. If there was supposed to be a multiplier then where is it? This needs to be investigated by someone because this really made me mad and I had read about this before. I apologize if it seemed I was being nasty but if you play the lottery like my husband and I do you would be upset too. I will be sending these tickets to you all in the mail soon, once I log them in I throw them away but I had just finished with my tickets. Thank you for your time and I/we do enjoy playing but would like to win something sometimes.NC Lottery
Please see our full response below.

1/02/2017 03:06 - Eddyce F.

Thanks for your response on the online instant type "Diggi Games". Michigan Lottery's Diggi type games are even better! Loving playing their "HIT" series demo and winning thousands of demo dollars! Push for this type of online games for NC ease!

1/02/2017 02:14 - Debbie C.

Thanks for your reply. The "Past Drawing" history is working but the "Check Numbers" history is not working. There was never an issue with the "Past Drawing".NC Lottery
As you can see the web staff resolved this. Anytime you see something that concerns a technical problem, please either click on the HELP link at the top of the Lucke-Zone to fill out an ONLINE SUPPORT form, or if it's something on the main website, please email playerinfo@lotterync.net to report it so that tech support/web staff can be aware if users are experiencing a widepsread issue.

1/02/2017 10:15 - Tony T.

turbo said Happy New Year to me!!!Dang I did it again. I bought just one of the new Extreme $30 tickets & one Ultimate today to celebrate the new year. 1st scratchers for a couple weeks. Ultimate was a zippo. Extreme was good to me again. It was ticket # 003, and was a $1000 winner. Glad I waited to go to the regional office to cash in my other $1k winner. Lucke-Zone Replied Nice! That's how to ring in the New Year! :-) ****************************************** Turbo...throw me that horseshoe, IF you can find it . :)

1/01/2017 10:22 - lisa p.

I received a stack of 60 $5 Christmas tickets as a gift. The biggest winner out of the stack was one $30 winner. Two won $20 and the rest were $5 and $10 winners. On New Years Day, I decided to try my luck one last time. Spent over $150 on tickets and did not win over $15 on nothing. Most were breakeven or losers. I give up! I'm not wasting any more of my hard earned money on the NOEL!

1/01/2017 07:31 - Christy W.

I was trying to search a pick four number and noticed how the system has changed. It only brings up the number as you have put it in for past drawings such as(6352) only gives you past winning results for (6352) not all combinations. Will this be a permanent change or still working on updates? NC Lottery
There was an issue with this but it has been resolved. Anytime you see something that concerns a technical problem, please either click on the HELP link at the top of the Lucke-Zone to fill out an ONLINE SUPPORT form, or if it's something on the main website, please email playerinfo@lotterync.net to report it so that tech support/web staff can be aware if users are experiencing a widepsread issue.

1/01/2017 05:50 - Charlene W.

I don't play for the fun ,I play so I can win but I just can't win anything .You spend to much money not to even win $2

1/01/2017 02:33 - Denver G.

Happy New Year to me!!!Dang I did it again. I bought just one of the new Extreme $30 tickets & one Ultimate today to celebrate the new year. 1st scratchers for a couple weeks. Ultimate was a zippo. Extreme was good to me again. It was ticket # 003, and was a $1000 winner. Glad I waited to go to the regional office to cash in my other $1k winner.NC Lottery
Nice! That's how to ring in the New Year! :-)

1/01/2017 02:02 - NC Lottery

@ PLAYER (JWEST) - We hope you still have that ticket, because the minimum prize that can be won on a $20 ticket is a $20 prize. If there was a $2 prize amount shown, then there must have been a multiplier feature on the game that would have multiplied the win to at least $20. You are welcome to ask questions or make criticisms but please do not use vulgar expressions or make threats. The lottery's practices are independently audited and reviewed to ensure fairness to all players. If you are not enjoying playing the lottery, it might be time to take a break.

1/01/2017 01:50 - NC Lottery

@ PLAYER (JWEST) - We make available more than half a billion dollars a year to the state for education. Elected officials, not the lottery, decide how best to use the money we raise. Over the past decade, the money has been directed to pay for programs like teacher salaries, school construction, prekindergarten, and college scholarships. Elected officials have not decided to use lottery dollars to pay for school supplies. Keep in mind that the state spends more than $12 billion a year on K-12 and state college funding. So while the half a billion we provide each year makes a difference, it will never cover every need. Last year players won more than $1.5 billion in prizes. Good luck to you

1/01/2017 01:37 - NC Lottery

@ BEANSTATERS - If you look through previous blogs, you will see that we post comments that are critical of the lottery regularly and do not censor posts for that reason, ever. And we do our best to respond with information that might be helpful. If you want to know how much was paid out in prizes in a given week, just ask. We found that information was of less interest to players than the winner stories themselves. But last week players won $24.1 million in prizes. All comments must be reviewed prior to being published to ensure there is no vulgar language or rude comments directed at other players, and so that we can provide a response if needed. A blog moderator does his or her best to publish comments within 24-48 hours. Quite a few piled up over the New Year holiday weekend.

1/01/2017 01:37 - NC Lottery

@ BEANSTATERS - The Lottery Act was passed by the state legislature and signed into law by the governor. It's stated purpose is to offer fun and fair games to players for the chance to win prizes and for its profits to be transferred to the state to be distributed to education programs as decided by elected officials. We were not involved in the decision to create the lottery or decide where the money goes. If you would like to see that changed, you should reach out to the elected officials in state government who make those decisions. We are the only lottery in the country to increase sales and earnings for beneficiaries each year for 10 years. We are glad that we make available more than half a billion dollars a year for education. And that players won more than $1.5 billion last year, too :-)

1/01/2017 01:07 - shirley b.

It is past due for any quad to come out. This promotion is not enough for players to continue pick 4 because players have anything to excite them. They need a reason to keep the them interested. Good luck!!!

12/31/2016 07:33 - wanda n.

Where can I buy the 20 scratch off game Multiplier Spectacular in Greensboro, NC? I have been to 7 stores and no one has that game!!!!!!NC Lottery
The game is almost completely sold out. As you can see on the game's page on our website, most of the prizes have been claimed. For example, there are just two $2,000 prizes remaining, and the game started with 388 of them! Good luck finding a store that still has tickets for the game on sale! :-)http://www.nc-educationlottery.org/instant_detail.aspx?gn=380

12/31/2016 05:57 - Crystal M.

We need to have unlimited ticket entries. I save all of my tickets so I have a box full. i have 9 months of expired tickets in my box. I work long hours therefore I don't have time everyday to scan tickets. 75 is better than 30 but unlimited would be nice OR at least up it to 500 or so. If we didn't play then there would be NO LOTTERY here. So it should be all about US. I also feel like there should be more and higher prizes to win for the LUCKE-ZONE Members. 1 million dollars in a second chance drawing is good but that is only for the 30 dollar tickets. Everyone can't afford to spend 30 dollars on a ticket. I am just saying... There are other states with better second chance prizes than NC. Surely NC can step it up a few notches.

12/31/2016 05:32 - Debbie C.

What has happened to the history of the Pick 4 numbers. Today Dec 31st.....it is gone.NC Lottery
The blog moderators are not sure if there was an issue on the website over the holiday weekend. Maybe it had something to do with the end of the calendar year requiring an update of some kind. We will forward your comment to the web staff. Is it working for you now?

12/31/2016 04:55 - jackie w.

I could not believe my eyes when my husband brought home 3 tickets this afternoon. Two were 4,000,000 multiplier spectacular and one was the 4,000,000 platinum payout. The eye-opener was when I scratched off the number 11 and under it was a win of $2.00 and then the number 48 with a win of $2.00. Needless to say I did not have those numbers as winners and I did not win anything on any of the three tickets, but I want to know what the crap is up with $2.00 being on a $20.00 ticket. If I had won this with a ticket of $2.00 I would have come to headquarters and shoved it all the way up where the sun does not shine. This IS NOT FAIR OR legitimate is it and yall are a bunch of crooks!!!!!!!!!NC Lottery
Please see our full response below.

12/31/2016 03:19 - james c.

I think the NC pick four promotion for the month of January is great . What a way . What a wonderful way to promote oppumism for players for the year . Thank you NC Lottery .

12/31/2016 10:35 - Larry H.

Let do this playing the pick four on Monday will be a great day and night more money to pay bills!

12/31/2016 10:31 - Joy S.

Why can't we see the past winning numbers for Pick 4? Every number I type in to search it says no winners no results found and I know the number came out before.NC Lottery
The blog moderators are not sure if there was an issue on the website over the holiday weekend. Maybe it had something to do with the end of the calendar year requiring an update of some kind. We will forward your comment to the web staff. Is it working for you now?

12/31/2016 10:21 - Tonya S.

Hi.i wanted to know if I have 10 $500 winning pick 3 tickets and I go to the lottery office Will they tax me even though they are individual tickets NC Lottery
Yes. By law the lottery is required to withhold required state and federal taxes on claims of $600 or more. Prizes up to $599 can be cashed in at a lottery retailer. Frequently a grocery store is a good place to get a larger prize up to $599 because they have more cash on hand than many other types of stores.

12/30/2016 10:39 - jackie w.

If the NCEL is giving millions to the education system then why are so many teachers still buying items the students need in the classroom. When I was a child in school my folks had to buy paper, pencils, notebooks and so on, what is going on with all this? I really think every Indian tribe here in N.C. should be able to have a casino on their property then maybe it might put the hurt on the NCEL since it is putting the hurt on all of us who are buying these horrible tickets and not winning nothing but the cost of the ticket back on about the eighth ticket. Do you guys go and buy any to see what so many of these legitimate complaints are about on these scratch tickets. I would rather play in Va.NC Lottery
Please see our full response below.

12/30/2016 09:26 - Nina S.

I'm finally registering all these no win Tickets..Hope and praying it pays off cause I have lost more than enough this year And threw away a very large amount of lost Tickets...Hit one time this year for 40.00. Happy New Year

12/30/2016 07:08 - JIM B.

can't bring yourself to publish it-can you? Got to take the negative criticism along with the positive! We don't even want to talk about how ncel used to publish weekly the total payout amounts eg: 17 to 20 million paid out etc. Quit trying to set yearly records and acclimations for education. Surprise me and publish my previous post. Thanks beans.NC Lottery
Please see our full response to your comments posted below.

12/30/2016 05:35 - Anthony B.

Sorry I over look the Zone response. Thanks, and if you never win, keep scratching before you know it you will win a big one. I scratched 2K on $20 ticket right before Xmas.

12/30/2016 04:49 - JIM B.

Ncel really needs to quit touting their repeated contributions to the education budget of 634 million when it only represents apprx 5% of the total 12.7 billion allotted for 2017. My suggestion to you would be to increase the payout to the players and decrease the amount paid to the state and stop using the guise of supporting education as to the lottery existence. This would surely insure that you and the lottery players will be around 10 years from now.NC Lottery
Please see our full response to your comments posted below.

12/30/2016 03:29 - michael b.

On the 2nd chance game how many points do you have to average to win.only previous winners would knowNC Lottery
Lucke-Rewards, second-chance and promotional are held using a random number generator according to specific security procedures. To ensure fairness to all players, all lottery drawings are done with an auditor present and all the lottery’s security practices are independently reviewed on a regular basis. The more entries you make into a drawing, the more chances you have to win. But having even just one entry in a drawing gives you a chance to win.

12/30/2016 09:15 - Eddyce F.

Georgia Lottery offers online "DIGGI Games" for cash prizes, and also they sell "Print and Play" games which can be purchased at lottery retailers. These games are great fun to play and win!! I travel for work often to Georgia. NCEDL, please consider offering these games. We'd certainly have fun playing!! :)NC Lottery
At this time, our lottery does not have approval to offer this type of game. But that could change in the future. Thanks for the suggestion!

12/30/2016 04:13 - carmen g.

Hi-I just want to know if there have been any 10,000 plus winners who bought their tickets through LuckEZone instead of paper tickets? Thanks!NC Lottery
We've had a $20,000 Powerball winner and a $15,000 Mega Millions winner through subscription purchases. It's not easier or harder to win depending if you buy online or at a store, the odds are always the same. It's just that the number of subscription players is very, very small compared to the vast amount of tickets that are sold in stores. Good luck!

12/30/2016 12:58 - Mable F.

I am ready to win SOMETHING!!!!!!!!!! My fingers are crossed.

12/29/2016 09:59 - Anthony B.

Does anyone out there know what happen to the ultimate million second chance drawing. Can't get a answer from the zone people.NC Lottery
We answered your question on the blog where you posted it. ON 12/26/2016 05:55, BIGWIN SAID: "If I'm not mistaken, the extreme millions second chance is the newer game, so why does this game get assigned a draw date before the older ultimate millions second chance game?" --- LUCKE-ZONE REPLIED: "You are correct that Extreme Millions is a newer game. Draw dates are not set based on how old or new a game is though. A final draw date for the Ultimate Millions second-chance drawing will be determined soon."

12/29/2016 08:15 - Denver G.

Promotion Rules and Information Must be 18 to play. Offer valid for both mid-day and evening drawings on January 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2017. The NCEL may declare a Pick 4 ticket void if it is stolen, not sold or deemed not sold in accordance with NCEL rules and procedures; if it is illegible, altered, mutilated, or counterfeit; or if the Cash 5 ticket fails any of the validation tests or procedures established by the NCEL. ++++++++++ Proof read guys, it's a pick4 promo, not cash 5 . Happy new year !NC Lottery
Fixed. Thanks.

12/29/2016 07:57 - Denver G.

I like this promo, like my motto "KISS". Nothing extra for the buyer or seller to do , or no extra cost. You just have to be lucky enough to pick the numbers or match a QP. If you do not understand the games, just go back to the NCEL main page & click on games, click which ever one you want, then click "how to play" for all the info you need. The NCEL main page has so much info for players if you just take the time to click here , click there, click every where. You will be surprised with the answers you can find quicker then waiting for some one else to do your research for you.

12/29/2016 07:53 - Charlene W.

I spent $40 one on extreme millions and 2 mega fortune,I was sckeptible only wanted to at least win my money back and I ended up winning absolutely nothing ,$40 gone in one pop.Ive never spent that much one time on tics and never will again ????I could not believe I couldn't st least win something on the $30 tic ,what disappointment.You will go bankrupt playing so maybe we all can win our money back someday NC Lottery
With games of chance in North Carolina or anywhere else, there is never a guarantee of winning more than you wager. So it's important to play for fun knowing it takes luck to win a prize. We hope your next ticket is a lucky one.

12/29/2016 07:32 - lisa p.

What happened with the Christmas tickets are you gave them out to everybody Walmart grocery Clerks remind me to call in person my dry cleaners I must have given out 80 tickets and nobody won any more money than the cost of the ticket no excuse me one won 5 dollars dollars dollars you're getting cheaper and cheaper stop for the ridiculously high prices on tickets put some smaller amounts out that people can appreciate but I guess it's all about greed and you are very greedyNC Lottery
Prize money comes from non-winning tickets. The lottery does not keep its profits. We paid out $1.5 billion in prizes last year and raised $634 million for education. It always takes luck to win a prize on a lottery ticket, big or small. We have been reading your comments for many months and it sounds like you are not having fun playing. We only want you, and everyone else, to play so long as you are enjoying yourself. If you are not it might be a good time to take a break.

12/29/2016 05:40 - benny b.

You have changed the algorithm on $10,20,30 dollar tickets to where I buy as many as 10 tickets in a row without a winner and do it all the time! This is wrong and I don't see how it is still legal! I've played for 8 years and I have seen the change. You used to never go many tickets on the $10 and up without winning something.now it is the norm! Immoral even if it is legal.not fun at all anymore.Fix it back like it was.dont be so greedy.NC Lottery
Instant games in North Carolina pay out at a higher rate now than they ever have before. Sometimes it only takes one ticket to win a prize, and there is never a guarantee of winning more than you wager. All of our practices are independently reviewed and audited to ensure fairness to all players. We hope your next ticket is a lucky one.

12/29/2016 02:02 - Lisa H.

I'm ready for a big win!! Is anyone else having problems with the mobile app? When I open it, I get the LuckeZone screen; it acts like it is going to open; and then, a white screen appears. It's been doing it for days. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing to no avail. Thanks!NC Lottery
Would you please click on the HELP link at the top of the screen and fill out an ONLINE SUPPORT form? That is the fastest way to notify tech support that there could be a more widespread issue with the site or the app. And if there is not a more widespread issue, perhaps they can help you resolve whatever is going on with your device.

12/29/2016 01:21 - Annie M.

The new pick 4 promotion seems to have come at a time when so many players have been looking forward to the quads coming out by years end (2016). Is this promotion really a promotion to distract all of us players who have been playing quads all year long to continue to just spend money continuing to play with very few payouts? Like the new promotion but the timing seems???????NC Lottery
We love it when popular numbers are drawn and players win lots of money because it makes players happy. But we have strict rules in place to ensure that every set of numbers, regardless of popularity, has exactly the same chance of being drawn in every drawing. Regardless of past draw results, there is always a 1 in 1,000 chance that one of the 10 "quads" will be drawn from among the 10,000 possible winning combinations :-)

12/29/2016 01:12 - Herman S.

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all Lucke Zone members and the LZ staff members for keeping us update with current details and LZ members questions. Looking forward to the new and improve 2nd chance promotions in 2017. Cheers to everyone.NC Lottery
Thanks for the kind words and nice thoughts. We wish everyone luck in the New Year too.

12/29/2016 01:04 - Marcos W.

I've been Charlotte 4x 2 out 4 been to pick up on pick 4

12/29/2016 12:54 - Ms Xzavier C.

Sweet I'm excited about more money mondays

12/29/2016 12:26 - David W.

Hey there, Loosy Zone, I asked a local retailer about a recently reported big win and they have no knowledge of any such ticket being sold there. It seems that you're selling false narratives of winners. Are you a bunch of B.S. artists or what?NC Lottery
Just as players are not always aware of big wins in their area, sometimes people who work at or own stores are not up to speed either. If you would like to share the address of the store and the prize in question, we will be glad to look into it to confirm the details of the win. Also, while you are free to express opinions positive or negative, please avoid using vulgar language in the comments.

12/29/2016 12:00 - Arneshia M.

Yessss!!!! Love this promo NCEL! Thank you:-)

12/29/2016 09:47 - Denver G.

Coming Soon Start off the new year with a big win! One (1) Lucke-Rewards member will win a whipping $20,000 in our January Jackpot monthly drawing******LZ, don't you mean whopping?NC Lottery
Yes. We have passed along your tip on this to the web team and they have assigned someone to fix this. They say to tell you thanks for pointing out the error so it could be corrected.

12/29/2016 03:53 - cherry t.

Let's do it!!!! I'm ready!!!

12/28/2016 11:48 - letrice c.

I need to win some money soon. Put all my time and effort scanning tickets to win second chance.

12/28/2016 11:23 - telly s.

Sounds great

12/28/2016 09:49 - Antonios k.

Last QUAD number that came out was 2222 on April 20 2013. Are YOU ALL purposely avoiding to bring ANY QUAD # OUT??????.PLEASE WRITE YOUR STATISTICAL EXPLANATION.Thank U.NC Lottery
Because 10 of the possible 10,000 winning number combinations in a Pick 4 drawing are "quads," the chances of one of those 10 numbers being the winning combination in a drawing are always 1 in 1,000. That means that, statistically, you would expect to see one of the 10 "quads" about once every 1,000 drawings. But, because the results of previous drawings do not affect the odds of subsequent drawings, there's always a 1 in 1,000 chance that one of the 10 "quads" will be the winning numbers in an isolated, random drawing. There are 730 Pick 4 drawings a year (732 in a leap year). We'd love to see a "quad" be drawn, but the lottery follows strict security procedures to ensure that every set of numbers has the exact same chance of coming up in every drawing.

12/28/2016 07:45 - Mary S.

Kick what????....oh Kick OFF!!!NC Lottery
Thanks for noticing that. Fixed :)

12/28/2016 04:42 - Elizabeth A.

Any money at this moment will help our family greatly!! We have had a rough time lately and I hope and pray that we may get lucky enough and me my husband and my 3 amazing 3,5,&7 yrs old would greatly appreciate any help we can get! 2 of there birthdays are the 10th and 13 of January also there dad's is the 8th

12/28/2016 02:57 - Denver G.

There seems to 2b a bit of confusion. On a previous blog , a player asked, when was the 2nd chance drawings for 2day, LZ answered "no set time" There is NO 2nd chance drawing this week , only one drawing for the weekly "rewards drawing" of one winner. I asked what was the number of entries for the four "active" 2nd chance drawings. I was only given the entry numbers for 2 of them & the weekly & monthly "lucky rewards drawings". To the player that said , I have x amount of entries what are my chances of winning? Just like the rest of us, slim to very slim. Chances of winning if you don't play or enter- NONE !! I have more then a few in all six. It's all about the luck of the draw buttercup. I for one am looking forward to 2017, winning big and the changes to the Luckezone.

12/28/2016 02:36 - Denver G.

On 12/28/2016 11:48, topfive said can we get unlimited ticket entry again?******.LZ, correct me if I'm wrong. I don't think we ever had unlimited ticket entry before. NC Lottery
That's correct.

12/28/2016 01:27 - shannon b.

I don't play it but I will try it

12/28/2016 01:06 - ALMETA K.

I gonna try this again, can't seem to win on this game every time I have played it.

12/28/2016 12:36 - William G.

Bring back double prizes for Pick 3 too...more fun because Pick 4 odds are so low.NC Lottery
Some people like a better chance to win $500, others like longer odds for a chance to win $5,000 :)

12/28/2016 12:16 - alethea h.

I'M EXCITED !!!

12/28/2016 12:13 - Phyllis N.

Sounds like a great promotion. Wednesday is one of my favorite days, but any day above ground, is a great one ;-) I just hope and pray that next year will be better for some,myself included. 2016 has been brutal in more ways than one for me.

12/28/2016 11:48 - christie r.

can we get unlimited ticket entry again?

12/28/2016 11:41 - Denver G.

NICE!!! You read my mind. I was just gonna ask for you to give us the 411 on the pick4 promo. Funny the pick4 is the game I play least, but the game I have won the most on....

12/28/2016 11:33 - Cindy G.

Gonna get it!!!

12/28/2016 11:11 - Ellen R.

Cool,Pick 4 is my favorite game!

12/28/2016 10:50 - Mathew G.

Let's get that money

12/28/2016 10:23 - Beverly J.

so if i play pick 4 ANY and the numbers come out in any order but match up its 600?I always played 50/50 thinking its alot like on pick 3 but found out for first time last week it was only 100 i was so dissapointed,happy for 100 but thought was moreNC Lottery
Thanks for the opportunity to clarify. In Pick 4, if you place a $.50 wager on a 24-Way "ANY" number, the prize is $100. On a $.50 wager, the 4-way "ANY" prize is $600. We'll update the blog to make that more clear.

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