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Gaston Woman Wins FAN-tastic $100,000 Prize
4/8/2013 10:02:23 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 8, 2013) – A Gaston woman is not a racing fan, but she’s sure glad her boyfriend is.

He spotted the FAN-tastic! lottery ticket, an officially licensed NASCAR® game from the South Carolina Education Lottery, on display at the Murphy USA #5793 on Augusta Rd. in West Columbia. He convinced her to buy the ticket that won her $100,000.

The couple scratched the ticket at a friend’s house and everyone wanted to have a look at the winning ticket.

“You hold one side and I’ll hold the other,” cautioned the winner.

A few days have passed since the Gaston woman collected her prize.

The winner has already treated her daughter to bit of shopping, plans to treat herself with a new car and is rewarding her boyfriend with a relaxing vacation.

As of this release, four top prizes of $100,000 remain in the $5 FAN-tastic! game. Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 432,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Murphy USA #5793 in West Columbia received a commission of $1,000.

To date, lottery play has resulted in more than $3 BILLION transferred to support education.

NASCAR®, Inc., is not a sponsor of this promotion. NASCAR® is a registered trademark of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.

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