COLUMBIA, S.C. – A Powerball player in Bennettsville is holding a ticket worth $1 million.
The $1 million ticket was purchased from the Nanba LLC at 5167 S.C. 38 North in Bennettsville for Saturday night’s drawing.
The Bennettsville ticket matched all five white ball numbers drawn. Had the ticket holder purchased PowerPlay for an extra $1, the $1 million prize would have increased to $2 million.
Powerball numbers for Saturday were 9, 13, 42, 48, 60, and Powerball 18.
More than 10,000 players in South Carolina hold tickets for prizes from $4 up to $1 MILLION. Of these, more than 4,800 players purchased PowerPlay to see their non-jackpot winnings, excluding the Match 5 prize, multiplied by two. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.
The odds of winning $1 million are 1 in 11,688,054. The odds of a 2X multiplier being selected are 1 in 1.79, when the jackpot is $150 million or less.
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing is $66 million.
Net proceeds from every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery are returned to the state in the form of funding for education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.