COLUMBIA, SC (August 2, 2012) – If you purchased a Powerball® ticket from Tiger Mart #19 at 1812 Wright Blvd. in Conway, you might be $1 MILLION richer today.
The ticket sold in Conway matched all five white ball numbers drawn Wednesday night. Had the ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for an extra $1, the prize would have been an automatic $2 MILLION. The odds of winning $1 million are 1 in 5,153,633.
Powerball® – Wednesday, August 1
3, 16, 48, 56, and 58 Powerball®: 4
Check your tickets. More than 12,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $1 million. Of these, more than 4,900 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their winnings increased by set prize amounts.
Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
The Powerball® jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is an estimated $181 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.
# # #