Longs woman claims $200,000 winning lottery ticket

troot@thesunnews.comJune 18, 2014 

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A Longs woman won $200,000 from a lottery ticket she bought in Horry County, according to a news release.

The woman, who declined to be identified, said she purchased the ticket from Griffins Supermarket located on S.C. 90, S.C. Education Lottery officials said in the release.

The woman told lottery officials she saw a customer in front of her get a ticket, so she purchased one too. She scratched the $10 Superstar Cash ticket in her car waiting at a stop sign.

The woman claimed the last top prize of $200,000 in the Superstar Cash game, which had odds of winning $200,000 were 1 in 600,000.

For selling the claimed ticket, Griffins Supermarket in Longs received a commission of $2,000.

Contact TONYA ROOT at 444-1723 or on Twitter @tonyaroot.

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