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Sweet Dreams for Johns Island Lottery Winner
9/26/2011 9:22:55 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (September 26, 2011) – A Johns Island man was due a good night’s sleep with a lottery ticket worth $100,000 under his pillow.

He woke up a few times to check on the ticket.

“I didn’t want it to get legs and run away,” he joked with lottery officials.

The winner took the day off from work laying tile to claim the prize.

“This is amazing,” he said.

As of this release, one top prizes of $100,000 remains in the $5 Money Machine game.

The odds of winning $100,000 are 1 in 384,000.

Kangaroo Express #848 in Johns Island received a commission of $1,000 for selling the claimed ticket.

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