Upstate man celebrates birthday with $1M lottery win


Dennis Ressler (Credit: SC Education Lottery)

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) — A Boiling Springs man won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket just in time for his birthday.

Dennis Ressler bought the winning Carolina Millions scratch-off ticket at Breakers Inman convenience store on Asheville Highway, South Carolina Education Lottery officials said in a news release.

They say Ressler is “celebrating his birthday $1 million richer.”

Ressler claimed his prize Tuesday.

“This is life changing…Unbelievable. I’m going to win Powerball next,” Ressler is quoted in the release.

The odds of winning Carolina Millions are 1 in 1.8 million.

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