COLUMBIA, SC (July 14, 2014) – A Powerball® ticket worth $1 MILLION was purchased from Hasksim Inc. at 7981 Hwy. 544 in Myrtle Beach for Saturday night’s drawing.
The ticket sold in Myrtle Beach matched all five white ball numbers drawn. Had the ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for an extra $1, the $1 million prize would have increased to $2 MILLION.
Powerball® – Saturday, July 12
2, 3, 7, 23, and 51 Powerball®: 26
Check your tickets. More than 8,400 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 3,600 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by three. 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 $1 million are 1 in 5,153,633.
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing is $50 million.
It was a winning weekend all around. Winning tickets worth a total of $400,000 were sold at the Anderson BP at 4500 Hwy. 81 N. in Anderson and at Gate Petroleum Co #326 at 2911 Hwy 160 West in Fort Mill.
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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