COLUMBIA, SC (May 16, 2012) – If you purchased a Mega Millions® ticket from Quik Mart of Bishopville #1 at 310 N. Main St. in Bishopville, you might be $1 MILLION richer today.
The ticket sold in Bishopville matched all five white ball numbers drawn Tuesday night. The ticket holder purchased Megaplier® for an extra $1, making the Match 5 prize an automatic $1 MILLION. The odds of winning $1 million are 1 in 3,904,701.
Mega Millions® – Tuesday, May 15
10, 11, 12, 14, and 24 Megaball®: 6 Megaplier®: 4
Check your tickets. More than 7,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $2 up to $1 million. Of these, more than 2,300 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 Mega Millions® jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is an estimated $12 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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