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$2 MILLION Powerball® Ticket Sold in Columbia
4/9/2012 11:13:10 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 9, 2012) – A Powerball® ticket worth $2 MILLION was purchased from Alhanik LLC at 5831 N. Main St. in Columbia Saturday last night’s drawing.

The ticket sold in Columbia matched all five white ball numbers drawn. The ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for an extra $1, to have the $1 million prize increase to $2 MILLION.

Powerball® – Saturday, April 7
5, 13, 17, 20, and 30 Powerball: 18

Check your tickets. More than 13,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $2 MILLION. Of these, more than 5,300 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their winning increased by set prize amounts from $12 up to $2 million. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

A retailer in Hartsville also sold a Powerball® ticket worth $2 million for Saturday’s drawing.

The odds of winning $2 million are 1 in 5,153,633.

The estimated Powerball® jackpot for Wednesday, April 11, is $94 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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