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South Carolina State Lotteries Laws

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Code SectionSC Const. Art. 17, Sec. 7 gives legislature authority to conduct lotteries, 59-150-10 et seq.
Distribution of Lottery Revenue45% prizes, 15% expenses, remainder in Education Lottery Account only appropriated for educational purposes and programs
Additional Purpose of Lottery -
Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment For prizes over $500, subject to attachments, garnishments, or executions issued pursuant to law
Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition180 days/reverts to Education Lottery Account
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSales to minors, altered/forged tickets

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