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Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $1 MILLION Sold in Cottageville
2/20/2012 9:09:15 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 20, 2012) – Someone is holding a Mega Millions® ticket worth $1 MILLION. The ticket was purchased from PT’s Zip N Go at 11020 Cottageville Hwy. in Cottageville.

The ticket sold in Cottageville matched all five white ball numbers drawn Friday night. The ticket holder wisely purchased Megaplier® for an extra $1, to multiply the $250,000 Match 5 prize to an automatic $1 MILLION.

Mega Millions® – Friday, February 17
16, 25, 28, 32, and 40 Megaball®: 3 Megaplier®: 3

Check your tickets. More than 7,500 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $2 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 2,400 players purchased Megaplier® to see their winning amounts multiplied by “3.” Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

The estimated Mega Millions® jackpot for Tuesday, February 21, is $72 million.

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

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