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$50,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Lugoff
10/17/2018 10:12:42 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (October 17, 2018) – A Mega Millions® ticket sold in Lugoff for Tuesday’s drawing is worth $50,000. The ticket was purchased at The Wildwood Market at 526 Wildwood Ln.

The ticket holder stands to benefit from the purchase of the Megaplier®. Because this player paid an additional $1 for the Megaplier®, their $10,000 prize multiplied to $50,000 when a “5” multiplier was selected.

Mega Millions® – Tuesday, October 16
3, 45, 49, 61, and 69 Megaball®: 9

Check your tickets. More than 55,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $2 up to $50,000. Of these, more than 18,000 players purchased the Megaplier® to see their non-jackpot winnings multiplied by five. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

The odds of matching four white ball numbers and the Megaball® number are 1 in 931,001.

The estimated jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is $868 million.

Net 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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