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$50,000 Powerball® Ticket Sold in Ridge Spring
5/5/2016 10:22:16 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (May 5, 2016) – A Powerball® ticket sold in Ridge Spring for Wednesday’s drawing is worth $50,000. The ticket was purchased at the Ridge Spring Convenience Store at 503 E. Main St. Suite B.

The ticket holder stands to benefit from changes to the Powerball® game that occurred in October.

Instead of a $10,000 prize for matching four white ball numbers and the red Powerball® number with the Powerball® game changes, the prize jumped to $50,000.

Powerball® – Wednesday, May 4
30, 47, 57, 66, and 69 Powerball®: 3

Check your tickets. More than 26,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $50,000. Of these, more than 10,400 players purchased PowerPlay® to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by three. 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 matching four white ball numbers and the red Powerball® number are 1 in 913,129. The odds of a 3X multiplier being selected are 1 in 3.23 when the jackpot is above $150 million.

The estimated jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is $415 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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