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South Carolina lottery winner where are you? $1.5B still unclaimed, and clock is ticking  USA TODAY

The winner of a huge South Carolina jackpot hasn't come forward. That means the state might miss out on $61 million in state income taxes.

Absent winner, economists say SC shouldn’t plan to spend its $61M share of lottery  Durham Herald Sun

S.C. economists delivered some bad news to legislators Thursday, advising them not to plan to spend a $61 million windfall because the winner of a ...

South Carolina to Debate Gambling Issues in New Legislative Session  USA Online Casino News

South Carolina has been one of several Southern states that have remained adamantly opposed to gambling in the state. While there is a lottery, there is not ...

Unclaimed $1.5 billion lottery prize could leave 2 big losers if nobody comes forward  FOX 31 Denver

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state might be a big loser too.

If $1.5B lottery winner doesn't surface soon, SC could have less money to spend  Charleston Post Courier

If no one claims a lottery ticket worth $1.5 billion in the next few weeks, South Carolina lawmakers may have less money to spend in the coming fiscal year.

Letter: S. Carolina fickle to bet on lottery  The Columbus Dispatch

I respond to the Associated Press article “Unclaimed $1.5B prize taxing S.C.” in Friday's Dispatch. The old saying is, "There are three things that are certain in ...

Mega Millions $1.6 Billion Jackpot Still Unclaimed, Winning Ticket Sold in South Carolina  Newsweek

In South Carolina, the winner can remain anonymous.

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game  The State

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the South Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 3-9-7. (three, nine, seven) ...

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game  The State

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the South Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were: 5-2-9-0. (five, two, nine, zero) ...

Live 5 Investigates: Where you are most likely to win the lottery  Live 5 News WCSC

Live 5 News requested information from the South Carolina Education Lottery that included all businesses that have sold winning lottery tickets, since the lottery ...

SC woman treated herself to birthday gift that turned into $2 million jackpot, lottery says  Durham Herald Sun

A Travelers Rest, SC woman treated herself to a Powerball ticket for her birthday at Publix grocery store and won a $2 million jackpot that she will use for her ...

Man lost when he played his favorite NC lottery game. Then he bought a scratch-off ticket.  Charlotte Observer

A South Carolina man drove across the border to play Carolina Keno, his favorite NC lottery game, when, on a lark, he also bought a scratch-off ticket in a ...

Tracking the Future  Harness Racing Update

The Real Life Ventures and Adventures of Trey and Batman. by Trey Nosrac. Walter B. Paine, DDS, would not have been my choice for a dentist. The name did ...

Up for debate: Gambling, abortion, Confederate monuments, the death penalty and barbers  Anderson Independent Mail

South Carolina senators will consider bills on gambling, Confederate memorials. abortion and the death penalty as well as a measure to honor barbers.

NIC Inc. (EGOV) Reaches $17.39 52-Week High; Shorts at Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI) Raised By 6.01%  The Hi New Ulm

The stock of NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) hit a new 52-week high and has $17.91 target or 3.00% above today's $17.39 share price. The 9 months bullish chart ...

Want to bet on USC-Clemson game? Here are chances that legal betting will come to SC  The Herald

Federal courts legalized sports betting in May, and while some Southern states have embraced gambling, South Carolina has yet to make it legal. SC lawmakers ...

Mega Millions winning lottery numbers sold on SC ticket  Miami Herald

The SC Education Lottery reported a ticket with the winning numbers 5-28-62-65-70-5 to the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the largest in U.S. history, was ...

Igor Luzinov awarded Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers  Clemson Newsstand

Igor Luzinov of Clemson University Monday became the first recipient of the Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers, an honor named for a ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas  Seymour Tribune

AP FACT CHECK: Trump goes after the 'horror show' known as the diversity visa lottery program with a purely fictional account of how it works.

SC Lottery  WSOC Charlotte

Estimated jackpot: $96 million. *Content* Continues Below. 16-21-30-31-33, Power-Up: 3. (sixteen, twenty-one, thirty, thirty-one, thirty-three; Power, Up: three).

Someone in SC has $1.5 billion waiting for them. Time is running out to claim it  The State

Who is SC's billion-dollar lottery winner? Whoever has the winning Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina still hasn't claimed the $1.5 billion prize. It is fast ...

Cost of higher education in South Carolina could be reduced by internet sales-tax money  Greenville News

A bill that would funnel internet sales-tax money into higher education in South Carolina has advanced from a subcommittee to the full Senate Finance ...

Sports gambling in South Carolina: Why it's not an impossible bet  Greenville News

COLUMBIA – With a ruling Monday that the prohibition of sports gambling in New Jersey was unconstitutional, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way, but the ...

Trail of targets shows breadth of lives changed by forfeiture  Greenville News

They are all very different, this trail of people targeted by South Carolina police. An auto mechanic, the owner of a barber shop, an NBA star, a man renovating a ...

Sports Betting Proposal Could Bring South Carolina Out Of The 1800s  USBets

Gambling has been off limits in South Carolina for centuries, but the emergent sports betting industry could be a game-changer for the state.

Sports betting is already happening in SC. If legalized, the state could win millions.  Charleston Post Courier

Will South Carolina move to legalize, regulate and profit from its share of the illegal sports betting market, estimated at anywhere from $150 billion to $380 billion ...

Legalize sports gambling in South Carolina? Charleston lawmaker says 'Yes'  ABC NEWS 4

It's right up their alley. "Very special! We can't wait for Monday to come to come do this," said 68-year-old Bertha Yaedon, who bowls every Monday at Swamp ...

South Carolina lottery: Why hasn't winner of $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot not claimed it?  Anderson Independent Mail

This mysterious individual — or group of mysterious individuals — has 180 days to claim winnings from a lottery ticket sold in Simpsonville.

City in South Carolina's 'Golden Strip' sells winning lottery ticket  Reuters

(Reuters) - Simpsonville, South Carolina is part of an area known as “The Golden Strip,” and it lived up to its moniker on Wednesday, as the city celebrated a ...

South Carolina man wins $125K in lottery  WLOS

A South Carolina man has won $125000 in the South Carolina Education Lottery. Bobby Bridges of Kings Mountain, bought a scratch-off ticket from a 7-Eleven ...

$1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot still unclaimed—here's what happens if no one comes forward by the deadline  CNBC

In late October, Mega Millions announced that someone had won its $1.5 billion jackpot. But two months have passed and still, no one has come forward to ...

Video gambling can save South Carolina  The State

I love the South Carolina, but I am appalled and ashamed by what I see and don't see as I drive around. I recently drove from California back home and was ...

South Carolina on Lottery win streak  Abccolumbia.com

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina's lucky lottery streak continues. SC Lottery officials say a Columbia man won 125 thousand dollars on a scratch off ...

Sorry, Lottery Winners. South Carolina Won’t Pay, but Here’s Your $1.  The New York Times

The state lottery says the winning tickets resulted from a vendor's error, so millions of dollars will not be distributed to would-be winners.

After winning $1 million jackpot, SC man asks if he’s ‘still asleep,’ lottery says  The Herald

A man said he had a feeling to buy a Mega Millions ticket in Moncks Corner, which turned out to be a $1 million jackpot winner on New Year's Day, according to ...

South Carolina lottery players eagerly await $548 Mega Million drawing  WCBD News 2

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Are you feeling lucky? Friday night's Mega Millions drawing could make someone $548 million richer.

'I can't even count that number': $1.537B Mega Millions ticket sold at South Carolina store  USA TODAY

GREENVILLE, S.C. – C.J. Patel's phone rang the first time at 5 a.m. EDT Wednesday with the news that his store on a rural crossroads in South Carolina had ...

Will SC legalize sports gambling after Supreme Court gives OK?  The State

S.C. House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford says a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday allowing states to legalize sports gambling couldn't have come at a ...

University of South Carolina student wins $125,000 in Christmas lottery gift from grandmother  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A University of South Carolina sophomore will start classes Monday with some extra change in his pocket. On Christmas Day, Collin Goff ...

Mega Millions SC Lottery winner announced  The State

The South Education Lottery announces winner in $1.5 billion Mega Millions contest Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018, in Simpsonville, SC.

No, South Carolina's $1.5B Mega Millions winner has not claimed their prize - but what's at stake?  Live 5 News WCSC

Nearly two months after the drawing, South Carolina Education Lottery officials said the winner has remained a mystery - and it could come with implications for ...

Nobody has claimed the $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery prize — but there's a deadline  Business Insider

The winner can get the $1.5 billion in installments over 29 years or claim $878 million in a one-off lump sum, but there is a deadline.

$10K lottery ticket sold in South Carolina is about to expire  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina lottery players are urged to check those tickets hiding in their wallets or purses because less than a week remains to cash in a ticket worth ...

'It is a big, big win for South Carolina': Mega Millions helps more than just winner  ABC News

The unidentified person in South Carolina holding the Mega Millions jackpot ticket is not the only lucky winner. The owner of the shop where the ticket was ...

South Carolina’s poor play the lottery, but the wealthier win the scholarships. Here’s why  Greenville News

Orangeburg County has the 11th highest poverty rate in the state and has spent $1274 per person on the lottery since 2008 — more than any other county.

SC woman wins big after playing ‘The Voice’ lottery game. She’s never watched the show.  Greenville News

The South Carolina Education Lottery's scratch-off ticket for “The Voice” was a cross promotion for NBC's popular singing competition.

The best NBA prospect you've never heard of? Murray State's Ja Morant  Courier Journal

MURRAY, Ky. – His journey from under-recruited high schooler to top NBA prospect is largely thanks to the search for a snack. Back in the summer of 2016, ...

Lottery wins on Christmas were a glitch, so South Carolina won't pay  CNBC

On Wednesday the lottery released a statement saying that the winning ticket holder would not receive winnings, but rather, a reimbursement of the ticket price, ...

Hogs fall fast and hard late, lose 77-65 at South Carolina on Saturday  KARK

Arkansas (14-9, 5-5 SEC) had won 3 consecutive games and 4 of it last 5 that included 4 straight league wins.

Thousands of South Carolinians won the lottery on Christmas — or so they thought. Now some are suing.  The Washington Post

It was Christmas Day in South Carolina and plenty of people were feeling lucky. For just $1, they could buy a ticket for Holiday Cash Add-A-Play at their local ...

South Carolina Mom and Daughter Win $125,000 Playing the Lottery Together  Inside Edition

We were jumping up and down,” the daughter said.

SC will lose $60 million if Mega Millions winner doesn't come forward  WLTX.com

Columbia, SC (WLTX) — How quickly would you turn in a ticket for a $1.5 billion jackpot? That's the question lottery officials are asking 8 weeks after they ...

What if the $1.5 billion lottery winner doesn't know they won?  Greenville News

It's been a month since someone bought the $1.5 billion winning lottery ticket in Simpsonville. And they haven't claimed the money yet but there's still plenty of ...

Now is time to cash in that $1.5B Mega Millions lottery ticket; mystery surrounds winner  USA TODAY

The winner of the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history remains a mystery more than two months after the drawing, raising the possibility the ticket's owner ...

North Carolina should embrace sports gambling, or get left behind  Charlotte Observer

Sports betting and gambling are legal now in the US after a Supreme Court ruling. North Carolina should regulate it and reap the tax revenues before ...

After winning $250,000 in lottery, SC man refused to sleep, bathe or change clothes  The Charlotte Observer

A Burnettown, SC man won a $250000 jackpot playing the South Carolina Education Lottery and didn't change his clothes or shower from the time he scratched ...

Home Casino: Eight South Carolina Residents Face Penalties after Gambling Den Raid  Casino Games Pro

Illegal gambling is a serious issue across the states, the most recent case taking place in South Carolina where a fully-fledged gambling den was in operation.

South Carolina is 1 of 7 states to allow lottery winners to collect prize anonymously  WWLP.com

The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in South Carolina, one of just seven states that allow winners to collect their prize anonymously.

Sports gambling in South Carolina? Officials say it's a risky bet  wpde.com

If sports gambling is legalized in South Carolina, it won't happen in 2018.The Supreme Court decision that allowed states besides Nevada to legalize placing ...

South Carolina lottery official on Mega Millions $1.5 billion ticket sold in Simpsonville, SC  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A flimsy little piece of paper that crossed the counter of a convenience store on a country road in South Carolina is now worth $1.537 billion, so lottery officials ...

Lottery tickets will not be sold in South Carolina for more than 12 hours this weekend  Charleston Post Courier

Stores will stop selling tickets for Powerball, Mega Millions, and other computerized games at 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

South Carolina lottery says no prize for 71,000 'winning' tickets  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) - The South Carolina Education Lottery says players who thought they won $500 from a December 2017 game, will not receive their ...

Wrong lottery ticket was right for SC woman who says she won’t keep $250,000 prize  The Herald

A South Carolina woman showed some kindness when a convenience store clerk sold her a lottery ticket that was different than the one she asked for, but ...

Could We See Legalized Gambling In SC?  WLTX.com

South Carolina is now able to decide for itself whether or not to allow sports gambling.

As the year ends, the winner of a $1.5 billion jackpot is still a mystery  The Washington Post

A small town in South Carolina was overjoyed in October after learning that a Mega Millions ticket worth $1.5 billion had been sold from a local convenience ...

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials  The State

Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan, Feb. 4. Port Yankton: Back on the agenda. The Port Yankton dream is back, and this time, it has an even more compelling ...

Don't bet on sports gambling coming to South Carolina anytime soon, lawmakers say  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina's Democratic lawmakers still hope the state will one day legalize sports gambling, but they admit the risks may be too high for Republicans to ...

Mega Millions results: Lottery ticket sold in South Carolina wins record $1.5bn jackpot  The Independent

A lucky winner has potentially scooped a record $1.5bn (£1.2bn) jackpot in the US Mega Millions lottery – becoming America's newest billionaire. Mega Millions ...

Here's where to buy lottery tickets in SC if you want to bring home the big bucks  The Island Packet

This databases contains the names of convenience stores which sold S.C. Education Lottery tickets worth $10000 or more, city and county they're located in, the ...

South Carolina Lawmakers Push Sports Betting Despite Odds  Gambling.com

Despite a legal ban on sports betting, South Carolina officials realize there's still millions of dollars wagered in the state each year. With a federal ban now ...

Plans to legalize sports betting could surface in the Carolinas next year  The Charlotte Observer

In North Carolina, home to three major-league sports teams, sports betting hasn't gotten much attention lately. But in the coming months, expect it to become a ...

If this Phoenix Suns season ends with Zion Williamson, it’s worth it  Bright Side of the Sun

With Phoenix holding the tag as the worst team at the All-Star break, how would landing No. 1 again change this franchise?

South Carolina's only casino boat offers game play, gorgeous views  Myhorrynews

This spring, enjoy blackjack, a buffet and a boat ride all at the same time.

Did a South Carolina Auto Mechanic Win the $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Lottery Prize?  Inside Edition

It's been 10 weeks since one lucky person won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot, but no one's come forward to claim the prize. Inside Edition went to ...

‘I think we won something.’ Midlands woman scratches off $1 million prize, NC Lottery says  The State

A woman from the Columbia, SC area won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket she bought while stopping at a Charlotte gas station. She told the NC ...

Ready to be a millionaire? SC lottery players may get their chance this weekend  The State

The Mega Millions jackpot is the sixth largest at about $422 million. SC players will get another chance at millions when Powerball draws for $130 million.

SC’s poor play the lottery, but the wealthier win the scholarships. Here’s why  The Herald-Sun

The South Carolina Education Lottery offers LIFE, HOPE, Palmetto Fellows and need-based scholarships to SC students to help curb college tuition. Statistically ...

Our gambling expert talks about the head-scratching South Carolina-Kentucky line  The State

South Carolina plays Kentucky on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. The Gamecocks were originally favored to win the game in Las Vegas despite the fact that the ...

States are now free to offer sports betting: where do South Carolina leaders stand?  WMBF

The Supreme Court ruled to strike down a federal law that did not allow states to gamble on professional and college sports earlier this week. Soon, you may see ...

Feeling lucky? Mega Millions lottery reaches $1 billion  WCBD News 2

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – Are you feeling lucky? The Mega Millions jackpot has just reached a record $1 billion!

South Carolina Education Lottery joins Smithley  ESPN

Smithley, who has driven for the team for three seasons, will move into the team's lead car, the No. 4 Chevrolet, for Saturday's race. The car will carry ...

South Carolina lottery players question official explanation for 42000 winning tickets  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — Nelson Bobo and his son thought they won $7000 playing a South Carolina holiday lottery game, but state officials played Scrooge and put their ...

By the Numbers: Where S.C. Education Lottery funding actually goes  ABC NEWS 4

It's called the South Carolina Education LotteryBut when you pick up a scratch-off or play the Pick 3, do you ever stop and wonder where exactly your money ...

13 arrested after SLED agents uncover alleged illegal gambling houses in Greenville County  Greenville News

Thirteen people were arrested after state authorities uncovered an illegal gambling operation in Greenville County last month.

Why is SC college tuition so high? Lottery fails to deliver  The Herald

SC Education Lottery has raised billions for HOPE, LIFE, need-based, Palmetto Fellows scholarships for college students. They are available to all who meet the ...

$1.537 billion Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina  LA Daily News

By JACK JONES and MICHAEL WARREN. COLUMBIA, S.C.— Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot ...

Charleston woman arrested, accused of operating illegal gambling house  Charleston Post Courier

A Charleston woman was arrested Wednesday and charged on suspicion of running an illegal gambling operation out of a North Charleston apartment.

Abortion, voting machines, gambling, and education changes in Senate pre-filed bill proposals  WLTX.com

The more than 100 bills pre-filed on Wednesday cover a wide range of issues in South Carolina.

Glitch in South Carolina Lottery Could Mean $19.6 Million in Winnings  The New York Times

Streams of winning lottery tickets were printed in South Carolina because of a computer glitch on Christmas Day, officials said, and the potential winnings could ...

Time running out for refunds of disputed Christmas 2017 lottery ticket sales  Charleston Post Courier

Lottery players holding the disputed Holiday Add-A-Play tickets sold on Christmas Day 2017 have until Monday to seek a refund, the S.C. Education Lottery said ...

SC lottery generates record $435 million for education, officials say  The State

The South Carolina Education Lottery generated a record $435 million for education, officials said Monday. The funds are primarily used to fund HOPE, LIFE and ...

Nearly a month later, SC’s $1.5B Mega Millions winner has not claimed their prize  Live 5 News WCSC

The winning numbers on Oct. 23 were: 5 - 28 - 62 - 65 - and 70 and the mega ball is 5. The winner could get annual installments over time or take a lump sum of ...

Do This If You Win The $1 Billion Lottery  Forbes

The lottery jackpot just hit $1 billion. Here's what to do if you win the lottery.

SC Education Lottery: The Scam Continues  FITSNews

We don't often agree with liberal columnist Cindi Ross Scoppe of The (Columbia, S.C.) State newspaper. In fact, years ago we went so far as to christen her ...

How casinos — not higher gas taxes — could pay to fix South Carolina roads  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — With the chances of a gas-tax increase to pay for road repairs dwindling, advocates of bringing casinos to South Carolina think they have found a ...

Financial planner: What to do when you win the lottery  FOX Carolina

The SC Education Lottery has a message for the Mega Millions jackpot winner, who has not yet come forward. (FOX Carolina)- The South Carolina Education ...

Monday is deadline for refund in SC Lottery game glitch  Live 5 News WCSC

South Carolina Education Lottery players who were affected by a glitch on Christmas Day in 2017 are almost out of time to request a refund.

Charleston shop doubled as gaming parlor with $50K in gambling machines, deputies say  Charleston Post Courier

On the outside, the West Ashley business was a computer repair shop. On the inside, sheriff's deputies said it was a gambling parlor with $50000 worth of illegal ...

South Carolina lottery seeks Lucky for Life player who bought winning ticket in Sumter  Greenville News

Some lucky player is walking around Sumter with a winning lottery ticket in the pocket.

South Carolina lottery ticket sales to be temporarily suspended this weekend. Here's why  Greenville News

COLUMBIA — Lottery ticket sales and validations will be temporarily suspended this weekend, the S.C. Education Lottery announced Thursday. The suspension ...



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