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Lucky Newberry Retailer Sells $1 Million Ticket!
8/28/2009 8:43:17 AM


COLUMBIA, SC (August 28, 2009) – Luck struck in Newberry when a Cash Bonanza Bonus instant ticket revealed a $1 million prize!
Country Peddler, located at 367 Wilson Road, sold the ticket. The player, who scratched the lucky ticket, claimed the prize but asked his name not be publicized.
A retailer who sells a claimed ticket worth $10,000 or more receives a 1 percent selling bonus. Country Peddler received a $10,000 bonus.
Cash Bonanza Bonus is a $10 instant ticket with approximately $35 million in total prizes remaining in the game.
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