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MegaMatch 6 JACKPOT SOARS TO $800,000!
11/6/2008 11:23:33 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (November 6, 2008) –Excitement awaits the lucky winner of the MegaMatch 6 jackpot if it’s won Friday evening! The current jackpot stands at $800,000! If not won, the jackpot will grow to $825,000 for the Tuesday, November 11 drawing.
The last MegaMatch 6 jackpot was won in August. The winner, from Rockingham, NC, purchased his winning $1.4 million ticket at McColl Food Pantry in McColl.
Each MegaMatch 6 ticket costs $5 and has three rows of six numbers in each row. Players win by matching four to six numbers in a single row or by matching five or more numbers contained in all three rows for a combination win. Players can win up to four times on a ticket. The MegaMatch 6 jackpot starts at $550,000 and grows at a minimum of $25,000 each drawing until won.
Since inception in 2002, the General Assembly has appropriated more than $2 billion for educational purposes through fiscal year 2009. In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, more than 97 cents of every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery is returned to the state in the form of contributions to education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.
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