Mega Millions jackpot up over $200M
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:28:19 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Are you feeling lucky this St. Patrick's Day? If so, you may want to purchase a Mega Millions ticket.
The South Carolina Education Lottery says the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $201 million.Tuesday night TMs Mega Millions drawing produced a $250,000 ticket sold in Goose Creek and saw more than 11,000 winners in South Carolina.
Lottery officials also say a customer in Greer purchased a Palmetto Cash 5 winning ticket in Wednesday's drawing. However, that ticket has not been redeemed.
The next Mega Millions drawing will be held Friday night at 11 p.m. Tickets are available for $1 each anywhere South Carolina Education Lottery tickets are sold.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,711,536.
Have you or will you buy a ticket? What would you do with the money if you won?