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Winston-Salem woman turns $1 into $443K Cash 5 jackpot win

A woman in Winston-Salem won Tuesday's jackpot Cash 5 drawing with a $1 Quick Pick ticket.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem woman turned her $1 into much more - $443,848 more, to be exact. 

Nerisa Dizdarevic bought a Cash 5 ticket for Tuesday's jackpot drawing at the Speedway on South Stratford Road in Winston-Salem. Her Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers. 

After state and federal taxes, she took home just over $315,000. 

In North Carolina, Cash 5 is only one of four lottery games players can buy their tickets at retail locations or use Online Play. If you didn't get a chance at the jackpot Dizdarevic won, not to worry. Cash 5 tickets cost $1 and are drawn every night. Monday's jackpot is $165,000.  

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