Winners in South Carolina do not have to come forward publicly but Lottery Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea noted that, in order to claim the winnings, the ticketholder must contact state lottery officials within 180 days. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro)
"We have no idea who holds this ticket," Lottery Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea said.
said winners in South Carolina do not have to come forward publicly.
advised the winner to sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe place, and consult financial and legal advice.
has 180 days to come forward to lottery officials, Bethea
said the winner chose a "quick pick" ticket, letting the computer select the numbers: 7-10-22-32-35, with the Powerball of 19.
said that if the winner lives elsewhere, he
will have to return to South Carolina to show officials the ticket.
Customer Donna Taylor of Columbia, 42, said she
purchased Powerball tickets, but it wasn't her