Pawleys Island lottery winner hires help with $250K win

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) This lucky Pawley's Island scratch-off lottery winner made her dream come true when she found out she was $250,000 richer.

The winner told lottery officials fixing up her home had been a dream of hers. After she purchased a $10 scratch-off from the Hot Spot #1103 on Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island, she realized her dream had come true and didn't waste any time in hiring for help.

"I was in shock," said the winner, describing how she reached for her glasses to make sure she was really seeing a quarter-million-dollar payday. "I've been praying for this," she said.

The odds of winning $250,000 are 1 in 576,000.

The Hot Spot #1103 in Pawleys Island received a commission of $2,500 for selling the claimed ticket.

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