SOUTH CAROLINA MAN WON LOTTERY TWICE IN 11 DAYS

One big winner from Grand Strand, South Carolina, won a $40,000 prize and then a $3million one in the space of 11 days.

He had bought both Mega Millions Quick Pick tickets on July 16 and on July 27 from a Murphy USA gas station in Myrtle Beach, the South Carolina Education Lottery said.

The winner, who is unnamed, said: “I couldn’t believe it.”

“My family was shocked when I broke the news.”

In both cases, he missed the jackpot by just one number.

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