Recent News Home Lottery

15 Minute Drive Separates Anderson Stores that Sold Six-Figure Winning Lottery Tickets

8/3/2020 11:50:37 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (August 3, 2020) – A 15-minute drive separate two convenience stores in Anderson that sold top prize-winning lottery tickets.

Luck struck at the Old Portman BP on Whitehall Rd. where an Anderson man bought a lottery ticket and won $125,000. Across town at the Shiva2018 LLC on E. Greenville St. a ticket worth $250,000 was sold.

The $125,000 winner says he doesn’t play the Lottery often.

“I can’t explain why I bought a ticket that day,” he told lottery officials. “But it took a burden off me and my family.”

Both winners chose to remain anonymous.

The $125,000 winner claimed the last top prize in the ($5) Doublin’ Dollars Double Play game at odds of 1 in 660,000.

One top prize of $250,000 remains in the ($10) Top Dollar game at odds of 1 in 1,000,000.

Old Portman BP in Anderson receive a commission of $1,250 and Shiva2018 LLC received a commission of $2,500 for selling the claimed ticket.

# # #