Rock Hill woman sleeps on $250,000 winning lottery ticket

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Rock Hill woman who won $15 playing the South Carolina Education Lottery used the winnings to buy another ticket that won her $250,000, lottery officials said Tuesday.

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“I started crying,” she told lottery officials.

She said she got off work and stopped at Gee Gees Food Store on Saluda Street in Rock Hill where she bought a $10 In the Green scratch-off ticket and won the top prize.

She said she slept soundly that night with the $250,000 winning ticket tucked underneath her mattress.

One top prize of $250,000 remains in the $10 In the Green game with odds of 1 in 780,000.

Gee Gees got a commission of $2,500.

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