COLUMBIA, SC (January 22, 2012) – An Upstate lottery player is $100,000 richer today and might not even know it.
A Palmetto Cash 5 ticket purchased from the Piedmont Petro Corner Mart #38 at 2705 White Horse Road in Greenville for Monday evening’s drawing matched all five numbers drawn to win the $100,000 top prize. Had the ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, the $100,000 top prize would have multiplied to $200,000.
Palmetto Cash 5 – Monday, January 21
12, 15, 18, 23, and 28 Power-Up: 2
Check your tickets. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the $100,000 prize. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
More than 4,400 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $100,000 in Monday’s drawing. More than 2,600 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by two when claimed. The odds of winning $100,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 501,942.
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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