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MEDIA ALERT Pendleton Check Presentation
8/28/2007 2:28:35 PM

WHO: Plez U Store #104’s lucky streak continues as South Carolina Education Lottery Executive Director Ernest L. Passailaigue, Jr. presents a check for $10,000 to the retailer for selling a recent $1 million winning Powerball® ticket.

WHAT: The $10,000 check is a one percent cash incentive the retailer receives for selling a redeemed winning lottery ticket. The Plez U Store #104 sold the winning match five Powerball® ticket for the Saturday, August 18 drawing. A Pendleton area woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, claimed the $1 million prize by matching all five white ball numbers and purchasing the PowerPlay® option which multiplied her $200,000 prize to $1 million. SCEL offers the one percent selling bonus on redeemed lottery tickets worth $10,000 or more. Selling bonuses are capped at $50,000.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 29, 2007
11:00 a.m

WHERE: Plez U Store #104
229 East Main Street
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 646-5526

CONTACT: Stephanie Summers Hemminghaus
Product Relations Coordinator
Work (803) 737-2399
Cell (803) 667-2824

Since its inception in 2002, the support the South Carolina Education Lottery has received from players and retailers is responsible for the General Assembly appropriating more than $1.73 billion for educational purposes through fiscal year 2008.

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