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US A record number of people won a South Carolina lottery game by picking the same numbers: 2-2-2-2

01:50  02 october  2019
01:50  02 october  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Dozens waited outside a South Carolina lottery office after a record number of players chose the same lucky combination. They were 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 , marking the first time that sequence was drawn since 2012, the SC Education Lottery says. With more than 1,000 winning Pick 4 plays, the lottery will

More than 2 ,000 people won the Carolina Pick 4 drawing on Saturday after picking all zeroes. The lottery ’s winning numbers did, in fact, turn out to be 0-0-0-0, which means the state’s NC Education Lottery will pay out a total of .8 million in prize money to the winners — a record for a single Pick 4

a book sitting on top of a table: Over 1400 players won Saturday's Pick 4 drawing in South Carolina.© Tim Dominick/The State/Tribune News Service/Getty Over 1400 players won Saturday's Pick 4 drawing in South Carolina.

We now know that a lot of people in South Carolina have the same strategy for the Pick 4 lottery game -- and it just won them a lot of money.

Nearly 1,400 people won the South Carolina Education Lottery's Pick 4 midday drawing Saturday with the same set of numbers: 2-2-2-2. It was a record number of winners for the Pick 4 and a record payout, the Lottery announced in a statement.

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Pick 3 is a three-digit number game from the South Carolina Education Lottery . Pick 3 drawings are held every evening at 6:59 and aired live on local television stations. Midday drawings are not televised and are held Monday through Saturday afternoons at 12:59. No midday drawings are held on

To play the game , the gamer has to choose. five numbers from 1 to 56 and one additional number process is much the same since the numbers are also randomly selected. The next thing to do after The megamillions winning lottery numbers are. drawn every Tuesday and Friday around 11:00PM

Lottery spokeswoman Holli Armstrong told CNN that people started lining up to claim their prizes around 7:30 a.m. Monday, about an hour before the payout office in Columbia opened.

The Lottery handed out fans and water as the winners waited in the Southern heat. Depending on how much players spent on the tickets, and how many they purchased, payouts were anywhere between $2,000 and $5,000.

One winner cashed out with $80,000 after buying 16 tickets with the lucky two's combo.

The drawing cost the Lottery more than $3.4 million, officials said.

Armstrong said the lines got busier around lunchtime as people started arriving from across the state. The office paid out more than $1 million by the end of the day.

She said there was also a line Tuesday but it was a lot smaller in comparison.

The new number crushes the 652 wins the last time quadruple 2s were drawn, on July 8, 2012.

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