RALEIGH, N.C. -- A man from Burlington is the latest person to win big playing the Carolina Cash 5.
The NC Education Lottery says Jesus Madera, a textile technician from Burlington won $139,028 in Thursday's drawing. After state and federal taxes were withheld, he received a check for $96,207.
He purchased the lucky ticket, which beat the odds of 1 in 575,757 at the Whistle Express on West Main Street in Haw River.
When asked about his winnings, Madera said, "I'm going to pay some bills and I'm going to eat steak tonight."