COLUMBIA, SC (December 18, 2013) – A North Myrtle Beach grocery store has sold a Mega Millions® ticket worth $1 MILLION for Tuesday night’s drawing. Bi-Lo at 720 Main St. in North Myrtle Beach is the lucky lottery destination.
The ticket sold in North Myrtle Beach matched all five white ball numbers drawn. Had the Megaball® number matched, the winner would have won a share of the $636 million jackpot. For an extra $1, the ticket holder could have purchased the Megaplier® to see the prize multiplied to $4 million.
Mega Millions® – Tuesday, December 18
8, 14, 17, 20, and 39 Megaball®: 7
Check your tickets. More than 323,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $1 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 86,000 players paid the extra dollar to purchase Megaplier®. When claimed, these players will see their prize winnings multiplied by 4, the Megaplier® number drawn. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
The odds of winning $1 MILLION are 1 in 18,492,204 million.
The Mega Millions® jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is an estimated $15 million.
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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