COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A Hemingway family said they'll be getting a new pool after the husband won $125,000 on a lottery ticket purchased in Florence.
The family was headed to the mountains on vacation, but detoured through Columbia after the husband won the money from a $5 Queen of Green ticket purchased at Ken's Corner 2 on East Palmetto Street in Florence, according to a news release from the South Carolina Education Lottery.
When told his wife he'd won and they were headed to Columbia to cash the ticket, her mouth dropped open.
"We're getting a pool," the wife said. "I've always wanted one."
Ken's Corner receives a $1,250 commission for selling the ticket. One top prize of $125,000 remains in the Queen of Green game; the odds of winning it are 1 in 480,000.