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$30,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Sold at Columbia Grocery Store

11/1/2021 10:27:37 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (November 1, 2021) – Mega Millions® players in Columbia should check their tickets. In Friday’s drawing, a customer at the Food Lion #2157 at 4760 Hard Scrabble Rd. won $30,000.

The Midlands ticket holder matched four white ball numbers and the gold Megaball® number to win $10,000. Because the player purchased the Megaplier option, their winnings tripled to $30,000. The player missed winning the jackpot by one number.

Mega Millions® – Friday, October 29
15 - 26 - 28 - 35 - 45 Megaball®: 4

More than 6,100 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $2 up to $30,000. More than 2,900 players added Megaplier® to their tickets to have their winnings multiplied by “3.” Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit

The odds of matching four white ball numbers and the Megaball® number are 1 in 931,001.

Net proceeds from every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery are returned to the state in the form of funding for education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.

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