Published: May 12, 2023

South Carolina Education Lottery game hits payout record of more than $4 million, officials say

Officials said a record payout of more than $4.2 million was won by Pick 3 players on Thursday.

They said 16,852 players hit the winning numbers of 3 – 3 – 3 in yesterday’s evening drawing.

Depending on the price paid for the ticket, winners took home either $250 or $500 per play.

The previous record payout, of 13,998 winning straight plays, was set on Mother’s Day two years ago when triple 4s were drawn on Sunday, May 9, officials said.

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