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$5 in Change Wins Dalzell Man $100,000 Taxes Paid
3/18/2014 8:51:16 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (March 18, 2014) – A lottery ticket bought with $5 in change won a Dalzell man $100,000 taxes paid last week.

The winner scratched the Instant Carolina 5 ticket in his truck parked outside McCartys Emporium on the Camden Hwy. in Dalzell where he purchased the ticket.

“I’m still walking around in a daze,” the winner told lottery officials days after cashing in the ticket. “It was the last thing in the world I thought would happen to me.”

As of this release, two top prize of $100,000 taxes paid remains in the Instant Carolina 5 game. Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 500,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, McCartys Emporium in Dalzell received a commission of $1,470.59.
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