About the Lottery - Employment Opportunities
[Back to News Articles]        
12/12/2008 3:59:17 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (December 12, 2008) – An impulse to buy a lottery ticket led a Florence man to win a $100,000 prize!
Brad Fyle stopped by Markette Store #17 in Florence on Thursday evening to fill up his car with gas. While at the retailer, he asked for a $5 instant lottery ticket.
“I asked the clerk to pick a ticket for me, and she handed me a $100,000 Super Cash ticket. I scratched it and stared at the numbers. I really didn’t think I had won $100,000, but the clerk scanned it and said I was a big winner,” Fyle said with a huge grin on his face.
The 22-year-old player says he has a few ideas on what he’ll buy with his winnings, including plans to spoil his 4–year-old son a little more.
Since the Lottery’s 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.


[Back to News Articles]        
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of all information contained on this site. This site, however, is not the final authority on games, winning numbers, or other information. All winning tickets must be validated by the SCEL before prizes will be paid. You must be 18 years of age or older to play the games of the South Carolina Education Lottery. Our site is constantly updated with new information. Please check back often.
© Copyright 2005, South Carolina Education Lottery. All rights reserved.