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Retired Bluffton Couple Win $200,000 Taxes Paid
8/9/2013 10:06:11 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (August 9, 2013) A retired Bluffton couples nest egg grew by $200,000 this week when they claimed the top prize in the Carolina Cash 6 game.

The $200,000 taxes paid winning ticket was bought from the Food Lion on Oaktie Village Dr.

I almost fainted, said the husband, who was home alone when he discovered his numbers were a perfect match for those drawn Monday evening (4, 5, 6, 10, 23 and 28).

On cue the phone rang and it was his wife.

He said, I think we won on the lottery ticket, and I could tell by the sound of his voice it was for more than $10, his wife said.

Recently retired, the couple calls the win a lifesaver.

Ive been playing the Lottery for what feels like 40 years, said the winner, who still cant believe a $2 purchase at the neighborhood grocery store won him $200,000 taxes paid.

A six-number game, Carolina Cash 6s top prize includes Federal and state taxes which are withheld to net $200,000.

Odds of winning the $200,000 TAXES PAID top prize are 1 in 920,227.

Food Lion #2691 in Bluffton received a commission of $2,951.18 for selling the claimed ticket.

To date, lottery play has resulted in more than $3.1 BILLION transferred to support education.

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