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“It was great!” says Midlands $200K Winner

11/18/2021 2:01:06 PM

COLUMBIA, SC (October 18, 2021) – A Midlands lottery player though he won $20 but was surprised when more zeroes appeared on his scratch-off winning him $200,000.

“I was in shock,” he said.

It wasn’t until after he deposited the winnings and saw his bank account balance that he believed it was real.

“It was great!” he told lottery officials, who caught up with him a few days after the big win. “It takes a load off my mind.”

He’s already looking at new homes.

As of this release, one top prize of $200,000 remains in the ($5) Lucky Numbers game, at odds of 1 in 750,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Circle K Stores #5140 on Bush River Rd. in Columbia received a commission of $2,000.

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