Woman who bought winning lottery ticket in N. Charleston comes forward to claim big prize

Woman who bought winning lottery ticket in N. Charleston comes forward to claim big prize

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A woman from North Charleston has come forward to claim her huge winnings after buying a "Lucky for Life" ticket at the Kader Market on Dorchester Road.

Her $2 ticket matched the first five numbers in the six-number drawing on Monday, Oct. 23 which entitled her to $25,000 per year for life.

She claimed she, "just tried it" and made a quick decision to buy a ticket. The woman chose to take a one-time payment of $390,000 instead of the $25,000 per year according to South Carolina lottery official Holli Armstrong.

"I can go back to school," the woman said.

Armstrong said the odds of winning $25,000 per year for life are 1 in 1,813,028. The Kader Market also received a $3,900 commission for selling the ticket.

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