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Lottery Numbers Played for 9 Years Finally Golden
12/4/2014 9:15:36 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (December 4, 2014) – A Simpsonville man’s nine years of playing the same lottery numbers paid off this week. He cashed in $200,000.

“Playing the lottery makes him happy,” his wife said, explaining why her husband didn’t just give up.

And while the Palmetto Cash 5 winner speculates the odds are unlikely that 15, 18, 23, 33 and 38 will be drawn in combination again, he’s sticking by them.

“The numbers had no meaning to me,” he admitted, until now.

Odds of winning $200,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 1,003,884.

The winning ticket was sold by The Spinx Company #191 on Woodruff Rd. in Simpsonville for Monday night’s drawing. The store received a $2,000 commission once the ticket was claimed.

To date, lottery play has resulted in more than $3.5 billion transferred to support education.

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