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Mullins Store Sells Bags of Cash Ticket Worth $100,000!
2/5/2010 10:16:19 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 5, 2010) – A Bags of Cash instant ticket purchased at Smith’s Grocery & Meat in Mullins paid-off in a big way for one lucky player. The ticket was worth $100,000!
The winning ticket holder, from Mullins, claimed his prize at the Columbia Claims Center. He does not want to publicize his name. Every retailer that sells a claimed ticket of $10,000 or more earns a 1 percent commission. Smith’s Grocery & Meat received $1,000. The sales incentive is capped at $50,000.
Bags of Cash is a $10 ticket with an estimated $3 million in total prizes remaining, including four top prizes of $100,000.
Since the Lottery’s inception in 2002, the General Assembly has appropriated more than $2.2 billion for educational purposes through fiscal year 2010. Approximately 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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