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Old Lucky Numbers Win Little River Man $400,000
4/5/2019 11:15:11 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 5, 2019) – A Little River man’s signature on the back of his winning lottery ticket looks shaky, because that’s how he felt after winning $400,000.

“I was nervous,” he said of his Palmetto Cash 5 top prize win this week.

For two months, he’s played the same five numbers, a combination of birth dates he’d stopped using years ago, until he says, “something told me to play them again.”

His decision to give his old lucky numbers a second chance paid off on Monday, when 1, 2, 6, 16 and 26 were drawn. He Powered-Up his ticket for an extra $1, to have his $100,000 prize multiplied to $400,000.

“I’m blessed,” he said.

The odds of winning $400,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 4,015,536.

For selling the claimed ticket, Circle K in Little River received a commission of $4,000.

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