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SC Lottery Winner Almost Passes Out in Shock, Orders a Steak Dinner Instead
1/3/2019 10:31:14 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 3, 2019) – 2019 is off to a winning start for Bobby Bridges.

Before ringing in the New Year, the Kings Mountain, NC, resident scratched off a $125,000 prize on a South Carolina Education Lottery ticket.

“I thought I was going to pass out,” he told lottery officials. “I’ve never had that feeling in my life.”

He’s feeling fine today and planning to celebrate.

“I’m taking my girlfriend out to eat steak,” he said.

For selling the claimed ticket, 7 Eleven #36839H in Blacksburg received a commission of $1,250.

One top prize of $125,000 remains in the $5 All Cash Club game, at odds of 1 in 595,200.

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