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PICK 3 Winners Break The Bank!

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April 28, 2003
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Posted: August 19, 2003, 7:47 pm - IP Logged


Columbia, SC: This weekend, South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) Pick 3 players broke the lotterys bank! On Saturday, August 16, 2003, the mid-day numbers drawn were 3-3-3. There were 1900 winning tickets with the winning 3-3-3 combination.

Pick 3 players wagered more than $93,000 for Saturdays mid-day draw. Players won $475,000. Thats more than five times what the lottery took in revenue.

We are happy that our players were lucky and we were able to share this unique payout, said Tony Cooper, SCELs Chief Operating Officer. Were in the business of creating winners.

The last time this Pick 3 players broke the lotterys bank was July 5, 2002. The winning combination was 4-4-4.

Since January 2002, the SCEL has transferred more than $339 million to the State Education Lottery Account for distribution according to South Carolina Legislation. The SCELs net proceeds pay for specific educational programs, including South Carolinas HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows Scholarships; the National Guard Scholarship Program; Lottery Tuition Assistance for two-year programs within the states university system; a wide range of technical upgrades for state colleges and universities; school buses; local libraries and gambling addiction services. For a complete listing of the legislative distribution of lottery dollars, please visit our website: www.sceducationlottery.com.

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