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Mega Millions® Draws for $548 MILLION Tonight, 3rd Largest Jackpot
10/12/2018 10:01:36 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (October 12, 2018) – Tonight’s Mega Millions® drawing could make someone a millionaire 548 million times over.

The $548 million jackpot is the game’s third largest and carries with it a cash option of $309 million.

A group of five coworkers in Duncan will be watching tonight’s drawing with heightened interest after a near brush with the elusive jackpot last week.

Their Mega Millions® ticket came up one number short, winning the group $30,000 to share.

A group representative shared they’ve been playing for years and she’s been cheering them on.

“I was sure we were going to win,” she told lottery officials when she cashed in their winning ticket purchased from the Circle K Stores #5388 on E. Main St. in Duncan. The retailer received a commission of $300 for selling the claimed ticket.

South Carolinians interested in trying their luck tonight must purchase their Mega Millions® ticket before sales cutoff at 10 p.m. Tickets are available at most convenience stores and grocery stores in our state.

The odds of winning the Mega Millions® jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350. The odds of winning $30,000 playing Mega Millions® with the purchase of Megaplier® are 1 in 931,001.

Good luck, South Carolina!

Please, play responsibly!

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