When you play chance games, whether it is the lottery or poker or any other casino games, you know that you practically have two options, sometimes three. You win, you lose or you tie. And you could be surfing on a wave of incredibly good luck or you coulg be in a ride of going under in a losing streak for some time. For 10 years running, a Columbia woman has played the Lottery and has never won much but she kept on playing. Her loyalty was rewarded however for she won $1 million. It was a Mega Millions ticket that made her a millionaire. Mega lottery
Her advice to other players: “Don’t give up,” she said.
The numbers she picked, 10, 11, 12, 14, and 24, were the lucky five white ball numbers at last. She spent the extra $1 for the Megaplier option to increase her would be $200,000 prize to an automatic $1 MILLION. Had she matched the Megaball number “6,” the jackpot would have been hers.
“I didn’t want to win it all at once,” she joked. And she definitely has no plans of quitting for she declared that she would continue playing.
The win came to happen one day when the winner made a trip to visit her family in Bishopville, while in town she simply decided to stop by and buy a ticket at the Quik Mart of Bishopville #1 on N. Main St. It seems that this family visit gave her good luck for the result is that she is now one million dollars richer. Her family still doesn’t believe she won. In fact she can hardly believe it herself.
“I haven’t slept,” she said awaiting the check. “But I’m pretty sure I will tonight.”
As for her plans with this surprising windfall that heralds a much sunnier outlook in her life, she will be keeping those details to herself.
The odds of winning $1 MILLION playing Mega Millions are 1 in 3,904,701.
Quik Mart of Bishopville #1 received a commission of $10,000 for selling the claimed ticket.