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SC Has its First $25,000 a Year for LIFE Winner!
9/8/2015 10:23:57 AM

Circle K Store #2122 at 1101 Central Ave in Summerville sold the Lucky for Life ticket.

COLUMBIA, SC (September 8, 2015) – We have our first winner! Someone who purchased a Lucky for Life ticket from the Circle K #2122 at 1101 Central Avenue in Summerville is $25,000 a year for LIFE richer.

The ticket sold in Summerville matched the first five numbers drawn in Monday’s drawing. The winner will decide between $25,000 a year for life or a one-time cash payment of $390,000 if there are less than 21 winners. The “for life” prize is payable for the length of the winner’s natural life, with payments guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years.

Lucky for Life – Monday, September 7, 2015
16, 17, 21, 32 and 36 Lucky Ball: 7

Our message to the winner: Sign the back of your ticket and put it in a safe location until you’re ready to come forward to claim the prize. Speak with someone you trust to help you decide whether to choose the “for life” prize option or the one-time lump sum payment. If you want to remain anonymous, contact Holli Armstrong at 803-737-4419 or Ammie Smith at 803-737-2455.

In South Carolina alone, nearly 10,200 players hold tickets for prizes from $3 up to $25,000 a year for life. 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 $25,000 a year for life are 1 in 1,813,028.

Lucky for Life is a multi-state game offered in 16 states. Tickets cost $2 with drawings on Mondays and Thursdays. South Carolina began selling Lucky for Life tickets in January. In addition to the $25,000 a year for life prize, players can also win $1,000 a day for life.

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