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Lucky winner hits $200,000 jackpot in Murrells Inlet

(Source: SC Education Lottery's press release) (Source: SC Education Lottery's press release)

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) – One lucky winner hit the jackpot for $200,000 at the Scotchman 3124 at 3020 S. Hwy. 17 in Murrells Inlet, according to the South Carolina Education Lottery’s press release.

Lottery officials said the Palmetto Cash 5 ticket for Saturday’s drawing matched all five numbers drawn to win the $100,000 top prize when claimed. The ticket holder “Powered-Up” for an additional $1 and the $100,000 top prize was doubled to $200,000.

The five numbers for Saturday’s drawing were 5, 16, 21, 22, and 29, Power-Up: 2.

The press release states that more than 3,500 Palmetto Cash 5 players won prizes from $1 up to $200,000 in Saturday night’s drawing.  More than 2,200 players spent an extra $1 to purchase the Power-Up multiplier and will have their winnings multiplied by two when claimed.

The odds of winning $200,000 playing Palmetto Cash 5 are 1 in 1,003,884.

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