Unclaimed lottery ticket bought in Mt. Pleasant worth $250K

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - An unclaimed lottery ticket worth $250,000 was bought at a Mt. Pleasant gas station.

Lottery officials say the "Mega Millions" ticket was purchased at the Kangaroo Express at 4020 Bessemer Road.

The ticket matched all five white ball numbers drawn last Friday, and had the ticket holder purchased the "Megaplier" they'd be entitled to $1 million.

The numbers drawn were:16, 29, 48, 52, and 54.

Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. For complete information on claiming prizes, visit sceducationlottery.com.

Proceeds from every dollar spent by players on the South Carolina Education Lottery are returned to the state in the form of funding for education, prizes, retailer commissions, and payment to contractors for goods and services.

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