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$500,000 Palmetto Cash 5 Ticket Sold in Murrells Inlet
5/2/2012 9:36:48 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (May 2, 2012) – Someone is holding a Palmetto Cash 5 ticket worth $500,000. The ticket was purchased from Kangaroo Express #403 at 2005 S. Hwy. 17 in Murrells Inlet for Tuesday’s drawing.

A Palmetto Cash 5 ticket for the May 1 drawing matched all five numbers drawn. The ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, which multiplied the $100,000 top prize to $500,000.

Palmetto Cash 5 – Tuesday, May 1
1, 17, 18, 22, and 29 Power-Up: 5

Check your tickets. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

More than 4,700 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $500,000 in last night’s drawing. Of these, more than 2,800 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by five when claimed. The odds of winning $500,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 8,031,072.

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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