Another day, another win for a Fayetteville resident in the North Carolina Education Lottery Carolina Cash 5 drawings.

Shirdana Jordan of Fayetteville bought her $1 Quick Pick ticket through the online play system, and it won her $100,000  in Thursday’s drawing.

Jordan picked up her check at lottery headquarters on Tuesday, and after federal and state tax withholdings, took home $71,010.

Cash 5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players have the option of buying their tickets through a retail location or Online Play, either through the lottery’s website or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App. Cash 5 tickets are $1 and drawings are held every night. Tuesday’s jackpot is $179,000.

Ticket sales from draw games such as Cash 5 make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million a year for education. For details on how $22.6 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Cumberland County in 2021, visit and click on the “Impact” section.

Brandon Plotnick is a former sports journalist, now living in the digital space with interests all over the musical and pop culture map.