COLUMBIA, SC (March 11, 2013) – A Powerball® ticket worth $2 MILLION was purchased from the Express Mart at 2620 S. King Hwy. in Myrtle Beach for Saturday night’s drawing.
The ticket sold in Myrtle Beach matched all five white ball numbers drawn. The ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for an extra $1, to have the $1 million prize increase to $2 MILLION.
Powerball® – Saturday, March 9
10, 37, 40, 46, and 52 Powerball®: 12
Check your tickets. More than 15,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $2 MILLION. Of these, more than 5,900 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their winning increased by set prize amounts from $12 up to $2 million. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
The odds of winning $2 million are 1 in 5,153,633.
The estimated Powerball® jackpot for Wednesday, March 13, is $183 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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