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Fishing Trip Nets Columbia Man $200,000
9/26/2011 9:19:24 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (September 26, 2011) – If you ask a Columbia man if he had any luck out on the lake fishing, his answer might surprise you.

“I caught $200,000,” he told lottery officials.

Driving home from Lake Wateree he stopped at City Gas and Fuel in Ridgeway and bought a Big Dollar Doubler scratch-off ticket. He didn’t even tell his wife the result.

“I’ll tell her over lunch,” he shared while waiting on his winnings.

He admits he didn’t lose any sleep over the ticket, but his wife might be too excited to eat when she finds out.

As of this release, six top prizes of $200,000 remain in the $10 Big Dollar Doubler game.

The odds of winning $200,000 are 1 in 288,000.

City Gas and Fuel received a commission of $2,000 for selling the claimed ticket.

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