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Tennessee Iron Worker in the Upstate Wins $100,000
5/5/2016 2:15:36 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (May 5, 2016) – A Tennessee iron worker struck gold in South Carolina this week winning $100,000 playing the Lottery.

“This is so surreal,” he told lottery officials. “I don’t have the best luck.”

His luck changed when he bought a $5 Cash Blowout ticket at the Discount Beer & Tobacco on Boiling Springs Rd. in Spartanburg.

He says he thought he won $100, until he scratched off three more zeros. With one month left working on a construction project in the Duncan area, he’ll be leaving South Carolina with his truck paid off and towing a new jet ski.

Three top prizes of $100,000 remain in the $5 Cash Blowout game, at odds of 1 in 480,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Discount Beer & Tobacco in Spartanburg received a commission of $1,000.

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