COLUMBIA, SC (August 27, 2013) – An Upstate lottery player is $500,000 richer today and might not even know it.
A Palmetto Cash 5 ticket purchased from Piedmont Petro Corner Mart #42 at 2199 Chesnee Hwy. in Spartanburg for Monday’s evening drawing matched all five numbers drawn to be worth $500,000. The ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1, to see the $100,000 top prize multiplied to $500,000.
Palmetto Cash 5 – Monday, August 26
1, 2, 16, 19, and 36 Power-Up: 5
This is the second big winner in August from Spartanburg. Two weeks ago, a local man’s Powerball® ticket won him $1 million. He picked his wining numbers at the Li’l Cricket on Boiling Springs Rd.
Check your tickets. Monday’s Palmetto Cash 5 winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the $500,000 prize. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
More than 3,300 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $500,000 in Monday’s drawing. More than 1,900 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by five when claimed. The odds of winning $500,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 8,013,072.
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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