Woman Almost Threw A 300K Lottery Ticket In The Trash

(Columbia, SC) — A South Carolina woman is thanking her lucky stars because her winning lottery ticket didn’t end up in the trash. The woman told South Carolina Education Lottery officials she missed the winning symbol on the ticket and set it aside to throw it away. As she was going to toss it in the trash, she saw she misread it. The ticket ended up being a 300-thousand-dollar winner. She’s planning to use the winnings to buy a new home.