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Major winning lottery ticket purchased in Lugoff; winner hasn't come forward

The ticket is worth $200,000 but winnings must be claimed within 180 days of the drawing date.

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — The clock is ticking for someone to claim their winnings in the South Carolina Education Lottery.

The organization announced on Monday that someone purchased a ticket for the Sunday drawing of the Palmetto Cash 5 game worth and it's worth $200,000. Officials said that the odds of winning this particular game are 1 in 878,399.

They added that the ticket was bought at the SM Mart at 840 Hwy. 1 South in Lugoff. The top prize would have been $100,000 but the ticket holder spent another dollar to "power up" the winnings and double the jackpot. 

The winning numbers for Palmetto Cash 5 on Sunday, Aug. 28 were: 4, 16, 26, 27, 33 and the Power-up number was 2.

Winners have 180 days from the drawing date to claim their prizes. Specifics on how to do that can be found at SCEducationLottery.com.

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