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First player retail sites, Redemption Centers and

1/5/2002 11:00:00 PM

First player retail sites
Sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, a radio contest winner from each of South Carolina’s four regions will be the first to play the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL). Location information includes:

Contest Stations: WCOS-FM and WSCQ-FM
Where: Tiger Express Exxon, 449 Blossom Street, corner of Blossom and Huger

Pee Dee
Contest Stations: WYNN-FM and WMXT-FM
Where: The Markette, 1419 South Irby Street, Florence

Contest Stations: WEZL-FM (also call-ins for AM 730, WSC)
Where: The Pantry, corner of Savannah Hwy. and Wapoo Road

Contest Station: WSSL-FM
Where: Speedway Super America #601, 1601 Augusta Road

Redemption Centers
Some of the lottery’s largest prize winners may choose to collect their winnings at one of three Redemption Centers, which will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Players will also be able to bring their non-winning tickets tomorrow to these locations for a chance to win lottery giveaway items. The Redemption Centers are located at:
18 Augusta Road, Greenville
537 Long Point Road, Charleston
1901 Main Street, Columbia (inside the Bank of America Plaza)

Reporting Times for Monday
The South Carolina Education Lottery will post estimated Launch Day lottery sales figures at very specific times tomorrow. Sales information may be obtained:
at the three Redemption Centers (see information above),
on the official lottery website (,
Reporting times are:
7 a.m.    4:30pm     9:30pm
9 a.m.    5:30pm   10:30pm
11 a.m.   6:30pm   11:30pm
1 p.m.    7:30pm    12:05am (Tuesday)
3 p.m.    8:30pm
4:30 p.m.