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South Carolina Man Donates $150k Lottery Win to Charity

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A South Carolina man gained $150,000 in a Powerball lottery draw and determined to donate his winnings to charity. [Image: Shutterstock.com]

A person in South Carolina has determined to donate his $150,000 Powerball lottery win to charity. In keeping with a information launch from the South Carolina Schooling Lottery, the Greenville man bought a quick-pick ticket for the lottery draw on January 16.

was solely a single quantity away from successful the grand prize

The winner, who needs to remain nameless, was solely a single quantity away from successful the grand prize. This multi-state lottery is extraordinarily well-liked because of the substantial prizes up for grabs. Simply final week, somebody gained the fifth-biggest-ever Powerball jackpot of $754.6m.

The charitable man matched 4 white ball numbers in addition to the crimson Powerball quantity, an eventuality with odds of 1 in 913,129. As he had chosen to pay an additional greenback to activate the PowerPlay choice, his winnings rose from $50,000 to $150,000. The percentages of getting this 3x multiplier when the jackpot is value over $150m is 1 in 3.23.

Commenting on his resolution to donate the winnings to an upstate charity, the person mentioned: “I hit sufficient to make somebody completely happy,” noting that the win was “exhilarating.” The GT Categorical Mart in Greenville that offered the ticket acquired a fee of $1,500.