More than 13k players win SC lottery


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – Lottery officials said a record 13,600 players in South Carolina won the Pick 3 lottery.

One of the state lottery’s most popular number combinations, 5 – 5 – 5, was drawn Thursday.

Winners took home $250 to $500 per play.

More than $3.4 million was won in the lottery on Thursday. The prize payout put the lottery in the red for the evening Pick 3 drawing on Dec. 8, lottery officials said in a news release.

Thursday’s drawing was the eighth time 5 – 5 – 5 has been drawn by the lottery. The last time was in December 2012.


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