woman says she came close to throwing away a quarter-of-a-million dollars.
was cleaning out her car when she found the lottery ticket she bought at
Publix. She thought it was worthless since it was discarded under the
seat. Before tossing the ticket in the trash, she says she noticed a few
numbers she'd left unscratched.
shaking," she told lottery officials on Monday recalling the moment she won $250,000 on a $250 Grand ticket.
revealed she'd known for nearly a month that she had won the prize and says she
was too nervous to drive from Bluffton to Columbia by herself, so she waited
until after the holidays when her sister could travel with her.
winning the final top prize that remains in the $250 Grand game are 1 in
the claimed winning ticket, Publix
#1205 at 101 Buckwalter Place Blvd. in Bluffton received a commission of $2,500.
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