$10 scratch-off ticket rewards $200,000 in cash
A couple from Bluffton, Beaufort County, South Carolina have won $200,000 in cash courtesy of a winning Hot Streak scratch-off ticket.
A spokesperson for the South Carolina Education Lottery revealed that the retired winners received around $136,000 after taxes
. The Bluffton residents have opted for a lump sum payment, which they already received. A local Food Lion grocery store sold the lucky ticket, rewarding them a $2,000 bonus.
$200 or $200,000?
At first there was a dispute about the cash prize they had won. She believed that the cash prize was worth $200, while he thought they had won $200,000. Fortunately, the husband was right. "I was completely surprised when the South Carolina Education Lottery confirmed the $200,000 cash prize. I never thought it would be so much," the winning woman commented.
1 in 480,000
The chances of cashing $200,000 with a Hot Streak scratch-off ticket are 1 in 480,000, the spokesperson stated. She added that the winner of another $200,000 windfall had yet to come forward. Yesterday we reported about a Canadian couple who had won $25 million in cash courtesy of the Lotto Max game