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$250,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Beaufort
3/21/2012 10:36:13 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (March 21, 2012) – Someone is holding a Mega Millions® ticket worth $250,000. The ticket was purchased from Publix Super Markets #623 at 163 Sea Island Parkway in Beaufort.

The ticket sold in Beaufort matched all five white ball numbers drawn Tuesday night. Had the ticket holder purchased Megaplier® for an extra $1, the $250,000 Match 5 prize would have been an automatic $1 MILLION.

Mega Millions® – Tuesday, March 20
1, 4, 6, 11, and 14 Megaball®: 30 Megaplier®: 4

Check your tickets. More than 19,500 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $2 up to $250,000. Of these, more than 5,700 players purchased Megaplier® to see their winning amounts multiplied by “4.” 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 Friday, March 23, is $290 million.

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,711,536 and players are urged to play responsibly.

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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