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About The NC Education Lottery

In August 2005, the North Carolina State Lottery Act (H. 1023) and the 2005 Appropriations Act (§ 622) was signed into law, which established the North Carolina Education Lottery. View Legislation.

The act created the 9-member North Carolina Lottery Commission to initiate, supervise, and administer the education lottery. The Commission was appointed in September 2005, with Dr. Charles Sanders of Durham as its first chair and its initial meeting was held on October 6, 2005. On November 17, 2005, the Commission hired Thomas N. Shaheen as Executive Director. Shaheen served as Executive Director from December 5, 2005 through September 17, 2010. Following his resignation, Alice Garland was appointed by the NCEL Commission as Executive Director on January 19, 2011. Key staff members and their areas of responsibility include:

  • Alice Garland – Executive Director
  • Terri Avery Fowler – Deputy Executive Director of Sales
  • Bill Jourdain – Deputy Executive Director of Finance, Administration and Security
  • Tony Chung – Deputy Executive Director of MIS and Gaming Systems
  • Frank Suarez – Deputy Executive Director of Brand Management and Communications
  • Quan Kirk – General Counsel

Powerball

Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 pm EST.

MegaMillions

Tuesday and Friday at approximately 11:00 p.m. EST

Lucky For Life

Monday and Thursday evenings at approximately 10:38 p.m. ET.

Pick 3

There are two daily drawings for Carolina Pick 3: one in the day and one in the evening. Drawings are held seven days a week at 3:00 p.m. and approximately 11:22 p.m.

Pick 4

There are two daily drawings for Carolina Pick 4: one in the day and one in the evening. Drawings are held seven days a week at 3:00 p.m. and approximately 11:22 p.m.

Cash 5

7 days a week, at approximately 11:22 p.m. EST