Two Summerville Players Win $350,005 Friday

Jun 17, 13 Two Summerville Players Win $350,005 Friday

June 17, 2013 – Two big-winner tickets were sold last week at South Carolina Lottery retailers less than ten miles apart.  One ticket won $100,000 and the other won $250,000.

Neither winner wished to release their name, but both Summerville men had stories for the South Carolina Lottery.

The man who won $250,000 stopped in at an EZ Stop store while on his lunch break and bought a $10 Big Money scratch-off ticket.

He told Lottery officials that when he got back to work and realized he’d won, he suddenly lost his appetite and threw his McDonald’s take-out into the trash.

“I don’t play to lose, I play to win,” he added.

The second winner, who won a total of $100,005 from scratch-offs, told the Lottery he’s a big racing fan.  That’s why he bought theFAN-tastic scratch-offs that won him his prize.

After breaking even on the first $5 ticket, he scratched off the second FAN-tastic ticket to find out he’d won $100,000.

“I don’t show a lot of excitement,” he said.  “But winning is kind of fun.”

Both men told the Lottery they’d be paying off their homes, and the retailers – EZ Stop and Oakbrook Express stores in Summerville – will each recieve a 1 percent commission for selling the grand prize winners.

Summerville is a city of about 50,000 people, and is about an hour-and-a-half drive from the South Carolina Lottery claims office in Columbia, S.C.

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Written by Matt Isaacs

Matt is the Editorial Manager for the LotteryHUB News Team. Matt graduated from Rutgers University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies in May 2013

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