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SC Lottery Officials Urge Residents to Check Tickets  U.S. News & World Report

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Just one week remains before the lucky holder of a Powerball ticket worth $150000 becomes very unlucky indeed.

SC man wins $100K by playing same lottery numbers for decades  Charleston Post Courier

A South Carolina man has won $100000 playing the same lottery numbers that he's played for more than 20 years.

South Carolina budget proposal redirects lottery windfall to state retirement system  WLOS

As South Carolina lawmakers resume debates on the state's spending plan, one lawmaker introduces a proposal that would redirect money from the windfall of ...

Powerball jackpot climbs to $750M, as SC and NC sell tickets worth $1M  Rock Hill Herald

Eight tickets from Saturday's Powerball drawing matched the five winning numbers, including one sold in South Carolina and one in North Carolina, for a prize of ...

Mega Millions results for 04/19/19; jackpot worth $175 million

In Michigan, one ticket sold won $10000. That was the largest prize won in the state.

Check your lottery numbers! Someone who bought a ticket in Beaufort is $100K richer  The State

Someone who bought a Palmetto Cash 5 ticket at an Enmark gas station in Beaufort matched five numbers and won $100000 in Sunday night's drawing, said a ...

Check your lottery tickets, Columbia. Someone just won $1 million  The State

A winning lottery ticket worth $1 million was purchased at a Two Notch Road store in Columbia, SC, according to lottery officials.

Haywood County opposes new casino south of Charlotte  The Mountaineer

The Haywood County Board of Commissioners signed off on a resolution requested by the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians to oppose a new casino ...

North Carolina man wins $1 million off worthless lottery ticket purchased in SC  WIS10

A North Carolina man has won $1 million dollars from non-winning lottery ticket that was purchased in South Carolina.

Catawba tribe wants to open a casino near Charlotte. Cherokees call it a ‘land grab.’  Charlotte Observer

The Carolinas' two biggest Indian tribes are locked in battle, against a backdrop of centuries-old land claims and 21st Century politics. The Catawbas want NC ...

Powerball lottery at $768 million: Winning numbers sold in Wisconsin

A single ticket sold in Wisconsin matched all six numbers in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing to win the third-largest jackpot of in U.S. lottery history.

Lottery hot streak in South Carolina?

If you're thinking of buying a Powerball ticket for your chance at 750 million dollars, you should know your odds of winning.

Winning $150K Powerball ticket sold in Lowcountry  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A winning ticket sold for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is worth $150,000, according to South Carolina lottery ...

Tindall's South Carolina Division to Provide Precast Concrete for Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Parking Deck  GroundBreak Carolinas

Tindall Corporation's South Carolina Division announced that it will provide precast concrete components for a new parking structure that adjoins the new 725 ...

Powerball Winning Numbers For 4/20/2019 Drawing: $136M Jackpot  Annapolis, MD Patch

The Powerball jackpot at stake on Saturday, April 20, has reached an estimated $136 million. The one-time cash payout for tonight's Powerball drawing will be ...

What to do with $250K in lottery winnings? If you have stage 4 cancer, you take your wife on a dream vacation  USA TODAY

Richard Beare of Charlotte said he was recently diagnosed with stage four live cancer, but a lucky stop at a gas station led to some good fortune.

Man's lucky lotto numbers pay off after 20 years  UPI News

A South Carolina man said his $100000 lottery jackpot came at the end of more than 20 years of playing drawing games with the same set of numbers.

Mega Millions results for 04/16/19; jackpot worth $157 million

In Michigan, one ticket sold won $10000. That was the largest prize won in the state.

SC lawmakers agree to send $50 checks to taxpayers. But it’ll cost $700K  The State

The SC Senate adopted the state's $9 billion budget late Thursday that would send each SC tax filer a flat $50 refund check. An effort to send that money to the ...

Powerball results for 04/17/19; jackpot worth $119 million

In Michigan, three tickets sold won $300 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

More states move to shield lottery winners  Sumter Item

PHOENIX (AP) - A growing number of states are moving to allow the winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous as privacy concerns are increasingly ...

Arizona News Arizona could be the next state to shield lottery winners Associated Press 2:56  ABC15 Arizona

A growing number of states are moving to allow the winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous as privacy concerns are increasingly trumping lottery ...

She won a $1 million NC lottery prize because her mom fell asleep  Charlotte Observer

A North Carolina woman credits winning a $1 million lottery prize to her mother's slumber. Lourell Leak told state lottery officials she never would have gone to ...

Beaufort man played same lottery numbers over 20 years. His patience finally paid off  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort man won $100000 in the Palmetto Cash 5 lottery game April 7 by using numbers he had played for over 20 years.

Mega Millions results for 04/12/19; jackpot worth $140 million

LANSING, MI – The Mega Millions jackpot is now worth more than $150 million there was no winner of the $140 million jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, ...

Mega Millions results for 03/29/19; jackpot worth $75 million

In Michigan, one ticket sold won $1500. That was the largest prize won in the state.

RBC Heritage: Top gambling picks and betting odds  Golfweek

Top gambling picks, player matchups and betting odds for the 2019 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Sumter man wins $125K from scratch-off in Manning  Sumter Item

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Sumter lottery winner is really laughing all the way to the bank. He told South Carolina Education Lottery officials that he's been ...

Lottery State-by-State-All  SFGate

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Friday: ARIZONA. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto. Quality. Speed. 0.25. 0.50. 0.75.

Anonymous Mega Millions Lottery Winner Claims $1.5B Jackpot In South Carolina  NPR

Someone in South Carolina claimed the $1.5 billion jackpot from the Mega Millions lottery held in October 2018, ending the mystery of whether anyone would ...

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.

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 ...

Federal Bill Would Bring South Carolina Tribe’s Casino to North...  Casino.Org News

US Sen. Lindsey Graham has introduced a federal bill that would allow the Catawba tribe, based in South Carolina, to build a $560 million casino in Big ...

Girl, 9, Wins $1 Million Lottery After Winning a Car  Newsmax

The Daily Mail reported a 9-year-old girl had already won a McLaren Coupe car valued at over $261000, then she won $1 million in a Dubai lottery Tuesday.

Group launches study on the potential impact of gaming, gambling in South Carolina  Live 5 News WCSC

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Two former statewide officials have joined together to decided whether or not the introduction of gaming in South Carolina would be ...

Tindall To Provide Precast Concrete For Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Parking Deck  Greenville

Tindall Corporation's South Carolina Division will provide precast concrete components for a new parking structure that adjoins the new 725 room hotel and ...

$265 million in South Carolina lottery winnings has gone unclaimed  Greenville News

Would-be winner's loss in unclaimed lottery money is state's gain for educational scholarships, officials say.

Why $1.5 billion SC Lottery winner waited to claim jackpot  The State

The anonymous South Carolina woman who won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot explains why she waited so long, 132 days, to claim her record prize ...

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

COLUMBIA — Last October, someone in South Carolina became a billionaire overnight. And it's possible they don't even know it. Here is what we do know.

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.

$1.5 billion lottery ticket sold in South Carolina  The Washington Post

Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot worth $1.537 billion, shy of the world record Powerball jackpot of ...

Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner is a South Carolina woman who was visiting Greenville  Greenville News

The winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has been identified as a "she," but is still choosing to remain anonymous, according to a press release from ...

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 ...

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.

10 College Football Coaches Who Are On The Hot Seat  The Sports Gambling Podcast

These coaches need to start winning early and often in the upcoming season to keep their jobs. Otherwise, they'll be in collecting unemployment.

Mega Millions winning lottery numbers sold on SC ticket  The State

The South Carolina Education Lottery is reporting that a winning ticket to the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in the Palmetto State. South Carolina ...

Unclaimed $1.5 billion lottery prize means South Carolina could be big loser too  The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be ...

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.

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 ...

Woman finally claims $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot, opts to stay anonymous  Chicago Daily Herald

It was a cool October day in leafy Simpsonville, South Carolina -- a perfect time and place for a life-changing scenic drive. A woman stopped by KC Mart #7 near ...

$1.5bn Mega Millions lottery jackpot still unclaimed in South Carolina  The Guardian

A $1.5bn Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest lottery prize in US history, has not been claimed, four months after the winning ticket was drawn.

Gambling Bill Launched in North Carolina  Wagered

Legal sports betting could be on the way to North Carolina following the passage of a new bill. Bill 154 has cleared the State Senate and will now move to the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mega Millions SC Lottery winner announced  The State

The South Education Lottery announces winner in $1.5 billion Mega Millions contest.

Mega Millions winner in South Carolina has yet to claim $1.5 billion jackpot  CBS News

Last Updated Mar 4, 2019 5:32 PM EST. Editor's Note: A winner has claimed the $1.5 billion jackpot, but has chosen to remain anonymous. Read the latest here.

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

In South Carolina, the winner can remain anonymous.

4 months later, mystery and rumors surround Mega Millions $1.5 billion jackpot  Greenville News

Four months after South Carolina's first Mega Millions jackpot win, the staggering $1.5 billion prize remains unclaimed. That leaves two months until the ...

$50K Powerball ticket bought in Suffolk will expire this week  WAVY-TV

A winning Powerball ticket worth $50000 will become worthless this week unless it is redeemed.

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 Lawmakers Expect Fierce Debate On $61M Lottery Tax Windfall  WFAE

In South Carolina's nearly $9 billion budget, one small pile of $61 million is likely to get a lot more attention than any other. The money comes from.

$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 ...

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.

'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 ...

Unclaimed $1.5B Lotto Prize Could Leave SC Big Loser Too  NBC 7 San Diego

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

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

Today on Inside Edition: Lottery Winner Mystery Lights Up Simpsonville, South Carolina  Inside Edition

The person who won the historic $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot recently came forward.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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’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 has three new millionaires after Powerball wins this week. Where were they bought?  The State

Three Powerball lottery tickets won millions in Wednesday's drawing, the South Carolina Education Lottery said. The winning tickets were sold in Indian Land, ...

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 ...

Catawbas seeking casino in North Carolina  Cherokee One Feather

By SCOTT MCKIE B.P.. ONE FEATHER STAFF. The Catawba Indian Nation is seeking a casino near Kings Mountain, and a recent Senate bill would help pave ...

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.

$1.5B lottery winner vows to donate to South Carolina charities, including Hurricane Florence relief  KTRK-TV

The woman who won the second largest lottery jackpot in American history will donate some of her winnings to Hurricane Florence relief efforts.

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

The winner of the largest single payout in U.S. history still hasn't claimed their prize.

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 ...

The winner of the largest lottery jackpot is staying anonymous, donating part of jackpot to charities  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The winner of the largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history — $1.5 billion — is sharing her newfound wealth. The lucky South Carolina ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

South Carolina College Student Wins $150,000 From Gifted Lottery Ticket  Inside Edition

He said he doesn't plan to do anything major with the money.

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

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

Hicks column: South Carolina, it's time to gamble on new revenue streams  Charleston Post Courier

State lawmakers are trying to cash in with SCANA, but they're leaving a lot of other money on the table.

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

Inside Edition visited Simpsonville, South Carolina, where the ticket was purchased, to ask around about the mysterious winner.

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.

$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 ...

South Carolina on Lottery win streak

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 ...

Lottery: A Rock Hill man thought he’d won $25. Then he moved his finger. Then again.  The State

A Rock Hill, South Carolina man won $125000 in the South Carolina Education Lottery. He bought the winning ticket at a store on Mount Holly Road. One top ...

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

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 ...

Unclaimed $1.5B jackpot mystery: Winner died? Ticket lost?  FOX61 Hartford

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — Nearly everyone in this small South Carolina town has a theory for the city's billion-dollar mystery: Who won the $1.5 billion Mega ...


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