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Back-to-Back Jackpot Drawings at Over $100 MILLION!
12/22/2011 9:52:44 AM


COLUMBIA, SC (December 22, 2011) – This holiday weekend could be extra special for South Carolina lottery players. The Mega Millions® jackpot stands at an estimated $173 million for tomorrow night's drawing, and the Powerball® jackpot is an estimated $125 million for Christmas Eve.

"Having two jackpots advertised at more than $100 million for both games is rare and unbelievably exciting," said the Lottery's Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea. "We want our players to have fun, enjoy the holidays, and above all play responsibly."

Mega Millions® - $173 MILLION
Tickets must be purchased by 10 p.m. Friday night for the 11 p.m. Mega Millions® drawing. Tickets are $1 and are available at lottery retailers statewide.

Powerball® - $125 MILLION
Tickets for Saturday's Powerball® drawing must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Powerball tickets are also $1 a play.

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