About the Lottery - Employment Opportunities
[Back to News Articles]        
$1 MILLION Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Summerville
8/20/2014 9:20:53 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (August 20, 2014) – A Summerville grocery store has sold a Mega Millions® ticket worth $1 MILLION for Tuesday night’s drawing. Publix Super Markets Inc. #1266 at 1724 State Rd. in Summerville is the lucky lottery destination.

The ticket sold in Summerville matched all five white ball numbers drawn. Had the Megaball® number matched, the winner would have won a share of the $160 million jackpot. For an extra $1, the ticket holder could have purchased the Megaplier® to see the prize multiplied to $4 million.

Mega Millions® – Tuesday, August 19
22, 39, 56, 67, and 71 Megaball®: 15

Check your tickets. More than 26,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $1 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 8,000 players paid the extra dollar to purchase Megaplier®. When claimed, these players will see their prize winnings multiplied by 4, the Megaplier® number drawn. 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 18,492,204 million.

The Mega Millions® jackpot for Friday night’s drawing is an estimated $180 million.

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.

# # #

[Back to News Articles]        
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of all information contained on this site. This site, however, is not the final authority on games, winning numbers, or other information. All winning tickets must be validated by the SCEL before prizes will be paid. You must be 18 years of age or older to play the games of the South Carolina Education Lottery. Our site is constantly updated with new information. Please check back often.
© Copyright 2005, South Carolina Education Lottery. All rights reserved.