(WRAL/NBC News) Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket from a Hope Mills, North Carolina grocery store over the weekend is about to get a lot richer.
The winning ticket from Saturday’s almost-$350 million jackpot drawing was sold at Carlie C’s grocery store according to the N.C. Education Lottery.
The jackpot amount is $344.6 million, which has a cash value of $223.3 million after taxes. The win is the largest jackpot ever won in North Carolina involving a single ticket and is the fifth time that a North Carolina ticket has claimed a Powerball jackpot.
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