The South Carolina Education Lottery has sold three tickets amounting to $5 million for the Powerball drawing Wednesday, lotto official said.
“The first day of spring bloomed large for three Powerball players in South Carolina,” the SC Education Lottery said in a press release. Two people bought tickets worth $2 million each, while another one bought a $1 million ticket.
But where did the tickets come from?
$2 million at the QuikTrip at 9565 Charlotte Hwy. in Indian Land
$2 million at the Publix Super Markets at 111 W. Butler Rd. in Mauldin
$1 million at Skiff LLC at 205 S. Goose Creek Blvd. in Goose Creek
The winning numbers for Wednesday, March 20 are 10, 14, 50, 53, and 63 with a Powerball of 21.
The Education Lottery said that each of the three tickets matched five numbers except the Powerball. According to the lotto, the $2 million winners added $1 to the cost of the ticket to increase their winnings.
“The odds of matching five white ball numbers are 1 in 11, 688, 054,” the press release stated.
Lottery officials added, “Winners should sign their ticket and secure them.”
“Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. Winners above $100,000 must come to the Columbia Claims Center to redeem their winnings,” said the Education Lottery.
About the SC Education Lottery
Since its inception in Jan 2002, the South Carolina Education Lottery has channeled more than $5 billion to the Education Lottery Account in the State Treasurer’s office. Lottery proceeds have generated close to $3.5 billion to support scholarships and grants. In the financial year 2017-18, the lottery transferred $434 million to education and paid out over $1 million to winning lottery players.
A version of this article first appeared at kclr96fm.com