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$1 MILLION Powerball® Ticket Sold in Chester
1/29/2015 9:32:31 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (January 29, 2015) – A Powerball® player in Chester is waking up $1 million richer this morning when the ticket is claimed. The $1 MILLION ticket was purchased from the Kushi Food Mart at 895 JA Cochran Bypass in Chester for Wednesday night’s drawing.

The ticket sold in Chester 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® – Wednesday, January 28, 2015
12, 24, 35, 36, and 49 Powerball®: 1

Check your tickets. Close to 13,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 4,800 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by five. 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.

This is the second $1 million ticket sold in South Carolina this week. A $1 million ticket sold in Anderson for Saturday’s drawing has not been claimed. The Bilo #5709 at 4405 Hwy. 24 in Anderson sold the ticket.

The estimated jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is $289 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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