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$300,000 Palmetto Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Columbia
2/20/2017 10:55:33 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 20, 2017) – February has been a winning month for Palmetto Cash 5 players, with three top prize wins totaling $800,000.

Someone in Columbia won $300,000 last night. The lucky Palmetto Cash 5 ticket was bought at Shiv Food Mart at 3117 N. Beltline Blvd. in Columbia.

The Palmetto Cash 5 ticket matched all five numbers drawn on Sunday, February 19, for a prize of $300,000. The ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, to see the $100,000 top prize multiplied to $300,000.

Palmetto Cash 5 – Sunday, February 19
9, 12, 14, 25, and 30 Power-Up: 3

Check your tickets. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the $300,000 prize. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

More than 3,800 winning tickets won prizes from $1 up to $300,000 in Sunday night’s Palmetto Cash 5 drawing. More than 2,400 of these had an extra $1 spent to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by three when claimed. The odds of winning $300,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 1,606,214.

A North Carolina resident won $300,000 on February 11th and a Beaufort woman won $200,000 in the February 9th drawing.

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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