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Party at $400,000 Lottery Winner’s Place
12/1/2015 11:28:47 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (December 1, 2015) – A party broke out at a Conway residence over the weekend when the homeowners discovered they’d won $400,000 playing the Lottery.

“I freaked out,” said the winner’s wife, when her husband, who could barely speak, told her he won the Palmetto Cash 5 prize.

Family still in town after Thanksgiving decided that news called for a celebration.

“And we partied,” said the winner, who’s played Palmetto Cash 5 every day for the last four years.

“I like playing even more so now,” he admitted to lottery officials yesterday when he cashed in his winning ticket for Saturday’s drawing (1, 2, 14, 15, and 38).

And he says he’d like to win more.

“I bought a ticket this morning,” he laughed.

As for this win, a new car for his wife and a trip to Disney with the grandkids were mentioned as possibilities.

Because he Powered-Up for an extra $1, his $100,000 winnings was quadrupled to $400,000 when a “4” multiplier was selected.

Odds of winning $400,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are about 1 in 4 million.

“He is lucky,” said the wife with a wink.

For selling the claimed ticket, Sunhouse #11 on Hwy. 90 in Conway received a commission of $4,000.

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