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Back-to-Back Jackpot Drawings at Over $100 MILLION!
9/11/2012 8:37:04 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (September 11, 2012) – With dueling jackpots, lottery players have plenty to be excited about this week. Tonight South Carolinians can play for a chance at a $120 million Mega Millions® jackpot and tomorrow night try for the $110 million Powerball® top prize.

“Having two jackpots advertised at more than $100 million for both games is rare and thrilling for our players,” said the Lottery’s Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea. “We want our players to have fun and above all play responsibly.”

Mega Millions® - $120 MILLION, cash value $92 million
Tickets must be purchased by 10 p.m. tonight for the 11 p.m. Mega Millions® drawing. Tickets are $1 and are available at lottery retailers statewide.

Powerball® - $110 MILLION, cash value $72.4 million
Tickets for Wednesday’s Powerball® drawing must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Powerball tickets are $2 a play.

Odds of winning either jackpot are about 1 in 176 million.

Good luck, South Carolina.


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