Upstate, Lowcountry Pals Split $50K Powerball Win

Two friends – separated by a little more than 200 miles – will split $50,000 in Powerball winnings.

The men, who live in Greenville and Charleston, texted each other copies of the lottery tickets they bought. One of them texted back, “dude, I think we won.”

They won the money in the recent $1.5 billion Powerball when one of their tickets matched all, but one of the drawn numbers. One of the guys told the South Carolina Education Lottery, “I was one number away from clearing the calendar for the rest of my life.”

The winning ticket was purchased at a store in Myrtle Beach.

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