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Beaufort Husband Thought Wifes $200K Win Would Have Been His
2/15/2017 11:00:59 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 15, 2017) A Beaufort husband always thought hed be the one to win the Lottery, not his wife.

Hes a regular player. She buys tickets on a whim.

Hes determined, the wife admitted.

But shes the one with a $200,000 winning ticket.

Im waiting for the big bucks, her husband explained.

The wife told lottery officials she only plays when she has a good feeling. And, that was the case last week when she bought a Palmetto Cash 5 ticket at the Citgo on the Savannah Hwy. in Beaufort.

Her intuition was spot on. All five numbers on her ticket were a match for the drawing on Thursday February 9 (5, 8, 12, 36, and 38). She also Powered-Up to increase her prize with the 2X multiplier.

I couldnt sleep after that, the wife said. I was too excited.

I slept fine, her husband said. Ill be back with my own winning ticket.

Maybe his wife will give him a ride in her new car.

The odds of winning $200,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 1,003,884.

For selling the claimed ticket, Citgo in Beaufort received a commission of $2,000.

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