The lottery will pay Pick 4 ticket holders for either set of numbers. Lottery Post's South Carolina Pick 4 evening results history (www.lotterypost.com/) includes both combinations.game/176/results
Lottery spokeswoman Stephanie Summers Hemminghaus says the lottery will investigate how the error happened. The payout for the real winning numbers will total $20,100, while the payout on the incorrect numbers is $98,100.
Individual winning tickets could be worth $100 to $5,000 depending on a variety of options players can choose when they buy their tickets.
Hemminghaus said a similar mistake happened in June 2005.
Players holding Pick 4 tickets bearing the numbers 7, 2, 4, and 5 for the March 13 evening draw must take or mail their tickets to a Claims Center for processing and prize payment.
SCEL retailers will not be able to pay on Pick 4 tickets bearing the number 7, 2, 4, and 5 for the March 13 draw.
Players holding Pick 4 tickets bearing the numbers 1, 2, 4, and 5 for the Saturday evening draw on March 13 may be claimed at a Claims Center or, for prizes of $500 or less, at SCEL retailers.
Claims Centers are located in Columbia, Greenville and Charleston.