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Record 13,000+ Pick 3 Players are High-Fiving Triple 5s
12/9/2016 9:25:25 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (December 9, 2016) – Undeniably one of the South Carolina Education Lottery’s most popular number combinations, 5 – 5 – 5, was drawn Thursday evening.

A record 13,600 Pick 3 players in South Carolina are high-fiving triple lucky 5s.

Depending on the price paid for the ticket, winners took home either $250 or $500 per play.

The $3.4 million prize payout put the Lottery in the red for the December 8 evening Pick 3 drawing.

Thursday’s drawing was just the eighth time 5 – 5 – 5 has been drawn by the Lottery. The last time 5 – 5 – 5 was seen was back in December of 2012.

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