COLUMBIA, SC (May 17, 2012) – A Palmetto Cash 5 ticket worth $200,000 was sold in Sumter. The ticket was purchased from Sumter Shop at 610 S. Guignard Dr. in Sumter for Wednesday’s drawing.
A Palmetto Cash 5 ticket for the May 16 drawing matched all five numbers drawn. The ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, which multiplied the $100,000 top prize to $200,000.
Palmetto Cash 5 – Wednesday, May 16
7, 22, 24, 30, and 31 Power-Up: 2
Check your tickets. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
More than 4,700 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $200,000 in Wednesday’s drawing. Of these, more than 2,900 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by two when claimed. The odds of winning $200,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 1,003,884.
Proceeds from every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery are returned to the state in the form of funding for education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.
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