NC Lottery App: Why its the Must Have Tool for Every NCEL Player!

By: Jared James, Founder

North Carolinians are some of the most dedicated lottery players in the US, so it makes sense that the North Carolina Education Lottery designed a fantastic, player-centered app. It’s loaded with features like 24/7 access to the latest draw results, online ticket purchasing, and even games that earn rewards points.

When you download the NC Lottery App on your Android or iPhone, you’ll have tons of features in the palm of your hand. We’ve pulled together a guide of the most helpful and how to benefit.

NC Lottery App

Table of Contents:

Check Tickets | 2nd Chance | Lucke Rewards | Find Retailer | Buy Tickets Online | Stay Connected | Android App | Apple App

Ability to Check Your NCEL Tickets for Winners

One of the biggest benefits of the NC Lottery App is the ability to check all your draw and scratch off tickets to instantly see if you won. Gone are the days of needing a lottery retailer to confirm a winning ticket.

Checking a ticket is as easy as scanning the ticket’s barcode or manually entering the code the into the app. The app works with all NC Education Lottery draw games, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky For Life, Carolina Cash 5, Carolina Pick 4, Carolina Pick 3, Carolina Keno, Fast Play Progressive, and NC scratch offs!

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Enter 2nd Chance Lottery Drawings

If you aren’t taking advantage of NC 2nd Chance Lottery drawings then you are leaving potential money on the table. Each 2nd chance lottery gives you additional ways to win. Entering the drawings is super simple with the NC lottery mobile app.

The app automatically enters you into 2nd Chance drawings for all the eligible tickets you check by scanning or manual entry.

Lucke Rewards Points Can Add Up

Earn Lucke Rewards Points by scanning tickets to check your winners. Plus, you’ll also get the opportunity to earn more points by playing games, taking short surveys, and completing activities.

Redeem Your Lucke Rewards for entry into Lucke-Reward Drawings that can win you cash or other awesome prizes.

Find a Retailer Near Me

The mobile app makes it simple to find the “closest lottery retailer to me”. Find a nearby retailer anytime, anywhere in North Carolina.

You’ll need to check under the main menu option and select “Where to Play”. A map will pop up and if you allow your location, the app will show you the closest lottery retailers.

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Buy Tickets Online

Tickets for your favorite draw games are just a click away with Online Play through the app. Safe, secure, and easy!

The selection of available games is currently limited to NC Powerball, Mega Millions Lucky for Life and Carolina Cash 5.

Plan ahead and deposit funds into your online account before you need to buy your last minute MULTI-MILLION JACKPOT Powerball ticket!

Stay Connected

Stay in the loop and quickly access up-to-date winning numbers for the most popular draw games. With customized push notifications and alerts you’ll never miss exciting news from the North Carolina Lottery!

How to Get NC Education lottery App for Android

Steps may differ from what’s shown, depending on your Android device.

IMPORTANT: If you are updating your NC Lottery app for Android, you must uninstall the older version before installing this latest version.

How to Install NC Lottery App for Android:

  1. Find “Settings”

    NC Lottery Android Step 1

  2. Find “Lock screen and security”

    NC Lottery Android Step 2

  3. Enable “Unknown sources”

    NC Lottery Android Step 3

  4. Select “OK”

    NC Lottery Android Step 4

  5. Download the App

    Click the link to find the latest version.

  6. Tap on “NCEL_Android_xx” file

    NC Lottery Android App Step 6

  7. Select “Install”

    NC Lottery Android App Step 7

  8. Sign in or Sign Up

    It’s that easy!

How to Get NC Education lottery App for Apple

How to get NC Lottery App for Apple:

Step 1: Download the App here

Step 2: Sign in or Sign Up

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The NC Lottery App is a game changer for everyone from loyal players to the occasional weekend scratch off lover. One downside to the app is the lack of scratch off game information.

We have that covered with our daily lists of NC Education Lottery scratch offs with the best odds of winning a prize! Check it out before you buy your next scratch off.