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$317 MILLION Powerball® Jackpot Drawing Tonight
2/4/2015 11:42:53 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (February 4, 2015) – Tonight’s Powerball® jackpot drawing is for an estimated $317 million.

To win it, someone will have to overcome staggering odds of 1 in 176 million. Seven South Carolina Education Lottery players have done so, but countless others have found lower-tier prizes satisfying.

Last Wednesday, January 28, a Powerball® ticket sold in Chester missed the advertised $261 million jackpot by a single number, making it worth $1 million. A ticket sold in Anderson for the Wednesday, January 24 drawing did the same. Both $1 million prizes remain unclaimed. The ticket holders would have been millionaires two times over had an extra $1 been spent for PowerPlay®.

Getting just one number right is worth something, as long as it’s the red Powerball® number. Match the Powerball® number and you are looking at a $4 win. More than 9,000 South Carolina lottery players did so last weekend, of those more than 3,000 spent the extra $1 on PowerPlay® to see their tickets are worth $8 when claimed.

But if it’s multi-millions you’re after, tonight’s $317 million jackpot with a cash payout of $220 million is your ticket. Play by 9:59 p.m. for the 10:59 p.m. drawing. Tickets are $2 and available at lottery retailers statewide.

Good luck, South Carolina. Please, Play Responsibly.
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