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Easley Lottery Winner Gets Engaged
4/25/2017 10:58:22 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 25, 2017) – An Easley man who celebrated his birthday with a $20,000 lottery win is getting married.

The lottery ticket was a present from his girlfriend, soon to be fiancée.

“He kept asking me if the ticket was fake,” the bride-to-be said.

Then he asked her to marry him.

The happy couple is going shopping for an engagement ring with the prize money.

“We’ll have a big wedding,” the fiancée said.

As of this release, three top prizes of $20,000 remain in the $2 Wild Money game. Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 432,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Dodges Store #887 in Easley received a commission of $200.

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