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Early Retirement for NC Woman Winning $2 Million Powerball® Prize in SC
4/9/2019 12:16:35 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 9, 2019) – A Charlotte, NC, woman is retiring early after winning $2 million playing Powerball® in South Carolina.

The winner told South Carolina Education Lottery officials she was filling up her car at the QuikTrip #1048 on the Charlotte Hwy. in Indian Land and sent her son inside the store with cash to buy her a ticket. Her son checked her Powerball® ticket the next day.

“You got it!” he screamed when he saw the first five white ball numbers matched those drawn on Wednesday, March 20 (10, 14, 50, 53, 63 and PB: 21).

More than two weeks later the pair traveled to Columbia together to cash in the winning ticket.

“I had time to calm down,” said the Mom, a new millionaire.

Spending the extra $1 for PowerPlay® increased her $1 million prize to $2 million.

The odds of winning $1 million are 1 in 11,688,054.

For selling the claimed ticket, QuikTrip #1048 in Indian Land received a commission of $20,000.

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