Lady nearly loses $500,000 Hard cash 5 prize with just 19 days remaining to assert — Silver Lotto

Dropped lottery tickets are quite prevalent as these other winners found out. Dena Thompson (still left) dived into a dumpster to come across a missing ticket, and the Seidens (appropriate) missing their $1 million Mega Hundreds of thousands ticket, but the two ended up uncovered in time.

With just 19 days to go to the 180-day expiry restrict, Ana Maya found her dropped winning Cash 5 lottery ticket in the nick of time.

Ana, 32, from Graham town in the US point out of North Carolina, shed her ticket for the duration of a residence transfer.

The consumer support employee informed the North Carolina Education and learning Lottery she was in the course of action of transferring to a new dwelling when she received, so she packed the winning ticket in one of her transferring packing containers.