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Pick 3 winners win BIG!

2/24/2003 11:00:00 PM

Columbia, SC:February 24, 2003 proved to be a lucky night for quite a few South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) players. Thousands of Pick 3 players played the number “9” which proved to be a good decision.

On Monday, February 25, 2003, the lottery’s Pick 3 numbers were 9-9-9. There were 1120 winners who raked in $280,000 in winnings!

The Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings are broadcast at 6:59 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Lottery players can watch their winning numbers drawn on the following television stations: WLTX-Columbia, WSPA-Greenville/Spartanburg, WPDE-Myrtle Beach/Florence, and WCBD-Charleston.

Since January 2002, the SCEL has transferred more than $201 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: