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South Carolina couple win lottery prizes at the same time

By Ben Hooper
South Carolina couple win lottery prizes at the same time
A South Carolina man won $200 from a scratch-off lottery ticket at the same time that his wife scored a $150,000 jackpot. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

July 25 (UPI) -- A South Carolina couple who decided to buy lottery tickets found they were both lucky -- he won $200 and she scored a $150,000 jackpot.

The Lancaster couple told South Carolina Education Lottery officials they stopped at the S & S Food Mart in Lancaster and they both decided to buy scratch-off lottery tickets.

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The husband, a frequent lottery player, won a $200 prize, while the wife, who rarely buys lottery tickets, scored a $150,000 jackpot from a $5 Giant Jumbo Bucks ticket.

"He had a fit," the wife said of her husband's reaction to her much larger prize.

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