COLUMBIA, SC (August 16, 2013) – An as yet unknown Palmetto Cash 5 player who bought a ticket from Publix Super Markets #829 at 4611 Hardscrabble Rd. in Columbia will be $100,000 richer once the ticket is claimed.
The Palmetto Cash 5 ticket for Thursday’s drawing matched all five numbers drawn to win the $100,000 top prize. Had the ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, the $100,000 top prize would have multiplied to $300,000.
Palmetto Cash 5 – Thursday, August 15
2, 4, 6, 24, and 28 Power-Up: 3
Check your tickets. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the $100,000 prize. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
More than 3,800 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $100,000 in Thursday’s drawing. More than 2,200 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by three when claimed. The odds of winning $100,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 501,942.
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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