Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The number 2 broke the bank at the State Lottery over the weekend.

More than 11,000 players won with 2 – 2 – 2 in Sunday’s evening drawing.

Depending on the price paid for the ticket, winners took home either $250 or $500 per play at odds of 1 in 1,000.

Triple number combinations are by far the Lottery’s most popular played sequences, this time resulting in a $2.9 million prize payout.

This marks the twelfth time 2 – 2 – 2 has been drawn by the Lottery. The last time 2 – 2 – 2 was seen was back in April of 2016.

Winning Pick 3 tickets worth up to $500 can be cashed at lottery retailers statewide.

Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing in which to claim their prizes.