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SC Has a $25,000 a Year for LIFE Winner!
5/17/2016 9:27:26 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (May 17, 2016) – A lucky ticket holder of a Lucky for Life ticket sold in Jasper County will win $25,000 a year for LIFE when claimed.

The ticket sold in Jasper County matched the first five numbers drawn in Monday night’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, May 16, 2016
20, 29, 30, 42 and 44 Lucky Ball: 14

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 Julie Huffman at 803-737-2696.

In South Carolina alone, more than 9,000 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 19 states and the District of Columbia. Tickets cost $2 with drawings on Mondays and Thursdays. South Carolina began selling Lucky for Life tickets in January 2015. 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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