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5/18/2008 9:59:00 AM


WHO: A player in South Carolina hit the $35 million Powerball® jackpot! The lucky player correctly matched all five white ball numbers plus the red Powerball® to win the $35 million prize!

WHAT: The winning numbers were 12, 14, 15, 21, and 43. The Powerball® was 30 and the PowerPlay® multiplier number was 3.

WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2008

WHERE: More details to follow!

CONTACT: Stephanie Summers Hemminghaus
Product Relations Coordinator
Work (803) 737-2399
Cell (803) 667-2824

Notes: A winning Powerball® ticket, matching all five white ball numbers, but not the red Powerball®, was also sold in South Carolina. This player had purchased PowerPlay®, multiplying the non-jackpot winnings of $200,000 by 3, resulting in winnings of $600,000! That ticket was purchased in Honea Path. A total of 18,912 players in SC won prizes from $3 up to the jackpot in this Powerball® drawing!

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