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Sumter Man Wins $1 Million
1/31/2017 11:18:48 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 31, 2017) – A Sumter man is the Lottery’s latest millionaire.

The winner, who asked not to be identified, claimed the $1 million prize yesterday. He’s shocked the Black Ice Millions ticket he purchased from the Fuel Express on Broad St. in Sumter was the big winner. The very first number he scratched off revealed the $1 million win.

“I just can’t believe it,” the millionaire said. “I’m numb.”

He overcame odds of 1 in 1.6 million to win the last top prize in the $10 Black Ice Millions game.

And Fuel Express won too, the retailer received a commission of $10,000 for selling the claimed ticket.

Players can continue to enter non-winning Black Ice Millions tickets into a final drawing to award an additional $1 million prize. The draw date has yet to be announced, for updates and details visit sceducationlottery.com.

Since the start of the Lottery in 2002, more than 1.5 million college scholarships and grants have been awarded to South Carolina’s students. In all, more than $4.4 BILLION has been transferred to support educational programs in the Palmetto State.

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