Buncombe Co. man splits $401,400 Cash 5 jackpot in NC

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RALEIGH, NC (WSPA) – A Buncombe County man took home almost $142,000 for his half of a Cash 5 lottery jackpot.

According to the NC Education Lottery, James Dickerson of Arden claimed half of the $401,400 jackpot at lottery headquarters in Raleigh, Monday.

After state and federal taxes, Dickerson took home $141,996.

Lottery officials say he bought the ticket Friday using Online Play on the lottery’s website.

The other winning ticket was sold at the Circle K on South New Hope Road in Gastonia.

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