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Sweet Dreams for Retired Clinton Lottery Winner
4/24/2012 10:01:43 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 24, 2012) – A Clinton man called his son with an emergency. He didn’t need a doctor, he was looking for financial advice.

A $100,000 lottery win had his heart racing.

The retired veteran scratched the winning $100,000 Cash ticket inside the Piedmont Petro Corner Mart #28 on Highway 56 in Clinton. The winner described the moment as eye opening and shocking.

“I haven’t slept a wink,” confessed the winner, who is expecting sweet dreams now that he’s collected his prize.

Once he takes care of a few bills and gives to his church, the winner plans to share with his family.

“I may have to start playing,” joked his son admiring the check.

As of this release, two top prizes of $100,000 remain in the $5 $100,000 Cash game.

The odds of winning $100,000 are 1 in 480,000.

Piedmont Petro Corner Mart in Clinton received a commission of $1,000 for selling the claimed ticket.

Since the start of the Lottery in 2002, more than one million college scholarships and grants have been awarded to South Carolina’s students. In all, more than $2.7 BILLION has been transferred to support educational programs in the Palmetto State.

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