Carolina Forest lotto player wins $50K playing Powerball, misses jackpot by one number
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) – A Carolina Forest lotto player came within one number of winning the Powerball jackpot.
Officials say the lucky ticket for Saturday’s drawing was sold at the Circle K at 4999 Carolina Forest Boulevard.
According to the South Carolina Education Lottery, the winner matched four of the five white ball numbers and the red Powerball number to win $50,000.
The winning numbers for Saturday’s Powerball drawing were 20, 31, 38, 40, 49 and Powerball 21.
With no jackpot winner this weekend, Monday’s jackpot drawing is for $417 million.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 293 million, while the odds of winning $50,000 are 1 in 913,129.
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