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Wrong Guess Wins Player $200,000
2/27/2014 9:10:42 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 27, 2014) – In line at the Scotchman convenience store on Jonnie Dodds Blvd. in Mount Pleasant, a local man watched as a new batch of lottery tickets were put out. He guessed the first ticket on the roll would be the luckiest, so he bought it.

But what he thought was the first Red Hot Ticket turned out to be the last.

His disappointment was short lived. He won $200,000.

“It was a once in a lifetime moment,” he said, relieved he didn’t get what he wanted after all.

As of this release, one top prize of $200,000 remains in the $10 Red Hot Ticket game. Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 600,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Scotchman 3102 in Mount Pleasant received a commission of $2,000.

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