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Have you tried Pick 4?
4/14/2003

Columbia, SC: South Carolina’s newest ball game has proven to be a success! Pick 4 was launched earlier this year, giving SC players another fun and exciting new way to win!

Pick 4 is played much like Pick 3. Players choose a four-digit combination from 0000 to 9999.

Like Pick 3, with Pick 4 the player can bet 50 cents or $1 per play. The player may also select his or her numbers days before the draw and play their numbers up to seven times. Or, players may mark “quick pick” for a random selection of numbers.

There are four different ways a player can play their four-digit numbers:
• Straight -- Match winning numbers in exact order drawn.
• Box: -- Match winning numbers drawn in any order. The number of boxes (4, 6, 12 or 24) is determined by the number of different digits in your selection.
• Straight/Box -- Combines a 50 cents straight play and a 50 cents box play for a four-digit number on a single play. The straight/box may only be played for $1.
• Combo Play -- Equal to 4, 6, 12 or 24 straight plays for 50 cents each or $1 each. The player wins $2,500 or $5,000 if they match the winning number drawn in any order. The 24 combo play could cost up to $24 dollars.

Latoya, of Savannah, Georgia, cashed in for $5,000! Her winning ticket was purchased from The Pantry on Highway 170 in Hardeeville.

One lucky Conway woman was awarded $5,200 in Pick 4 winnings. Her winning ticket was purchased at Carroll’s Superette at 2502 North Main in Conway.

Perrin Black of Spartanburg just won $2,600 in Pick 4 winnings. His winning ticket was purchased from A-1 News Stand at 291 Magnolia Street in Spartanburg.


Players must be 18 years or older to play all games offered by the lottery. Prizes up to $500 can be redeemed at a lottery retailer. Prizes from $501 to $25,000 can be redeemed at any of the three lottery redemption centers.

Since January 2002, the SCEL has transferred more than $225 million to the State Education Lottery Account for distribution according to South Carolina Legislation. The SCEL’s net proceeds pay for specific educational programs, including South Carolina’s HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships; the National Guard Scholarship Program; Lottery Tuition Assistance for two-year programs within the state’s university system; a wide range of technical upgrades for state colleges and universities; school buses; local libraries and gambling addiction services. For a complete listing of the legislative distribution of lottery dollars, please visit our website: www.sceducationlottery.com.


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