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$2 MILLION Powerball® Ticket Sold in Myrtle Beach
10/9/2014 8:46:41 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (October 9, 2014) – A Powerball® ticket sold in Myrtle Beach came within one number of winning last night’s jackpot. The ticket worth $2 MILLION was purchased from the Kangaroo Express #479 at 1009 3rd Ave. S. in Myrtle Beach for Wednesday night’s drawing.

The ticket sold in Myrtle Beach matched all five white ball numbers drawn. The ticket holder purchased PowerPlay® for an extra $1, to have the $1 million prize increase to $2 MILLION.

Powerball® – Wednesday, October 8
5, 16, 31, 46, and 50 Powerball®: 18 PowerPlay: 3

Check your tickets. More than 7,500 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $2 MILLION. Of these, more than 3,300 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 $2 million are 1 in 5,153,633.

This is the second notable Powerball® win in Myrtle Beach this year. In July a Myrtle Beach retailer sold a $1 million Powerball® ticket.

The estimated Powerball® jackpot for Saturday, October 11, is $80 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.

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