A clerk at a Greenville convenience store gave a woman the wrong scratch-off ticket from the SC Lottery, but she played the game anyway and won a $250,000 jackpot, which she plans to give to her church.
A Columbia man walked away a quarter-million dollars richer after playing the lottery Monday, according to a S.C. Education Lottery statement. The man, who chose to remain unidentified, won $250,000 playing the Win Big! game.
The South Carolina Education Lottery generated a record $435 million for education, officials said Monday. The funds are primarily used to fund HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships available to graduating seniors.