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Sales Figures for week ending February 24, 2002
2/25/2002

Columbia, SC: The following report represents the financial activity for the South Carolina Education Lottery's (SCEL) seventh week of operations ending February 24, 2002. This information is based on data provided by Scientific Games International. Estimated ticket sales to date are over $120 million.

The number of individuals claiming prizes:

January 7 to February 3, 2002: Total: 12,274,985
February 4 to February 10, 2002: 3,051,981
February 11 to February 17, 2002: 2,786,417
February 18 to February 24, 2002: 2,538,398
Total: 20,651,781

The dollar value of prizes paid:
January 7 to February 3, 2002: Total: $43,442,981
February 4 to February 10, 2002: $10,914,095
February 11 to February 17, 2002: $9,839,333
February 18 to February 24, 2002: $8,906,382
Total: $73,102,791

*Estimated sales:
January 7 to February 3, 2002: Total: $74,020,304
February 4 to February 10, 2002: $18,258,992
February 11 to February 17, 2002: $16,455,976
February 18 to February 24, 2002: $14,967,022
Total: $123,702,294


*The numbers are based on an estimate of winning ticket validations in each pack. The source is Scientific Games International. The SCEL believes this is a reasonable estimation of sales based on standard industry practices. These numbers reflect activity through the close of business Sunday, February 24, 2002.


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