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$250,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Sold on James Island!
11/29/2010 12:36:43 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (November 29, 2010) – Someone who purchased a Mega Millions® ticket from a James Island lottery retailer may not even know he or she has 250,000 reasons to be thankful! A Mega Millions® ticket valued at $250,000 was purchased from Li’l Cricket #873 located at 1029 Harbor View Road on James Island.

The winning ticket for the Friday, November 26 drawing matched all five white ball numbers drawn, missing the jackpot by one number. Had the player purchased the Megaplier® option for an extra dollar, the Match 5 prize would have been $1 million.

The Mega Millions® numbers for Friday, November 26:
5, 9, 34, 43, and 47. The Megaball® was 8 and the Megaplier® was 2.

Are you the lucky winner? Better check your Mega Millions® tickets! If you are a winner, please sign the back of your winning ticket in ink! In Friday night's drawing, more than 4,500 of the South Carolina Education Lottery's players won prizes from $2 up to $250,000. All winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing in which to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit www.sceducationlottery.com.

The next Mega Millions® drawing will be on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 with an estimated jackpot of $52 million.

Approximately 97 cents of every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery is returned to the state in the form of funding for education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.

For More Information Contact:
Julie E. Huffman
SCEL Beneficiary Communications Coordinator
Office:(803) 737-2574
Fax:(803) 737-2893
Cell:(803) 667-2848
Email: Julie.huffman@sclot.com

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