SC lady gets winning Powerball ticket after asking for Mega Millions

Lotteries need luck. Irmo lady earned $250,000 via blind chance.

The lady requested for a Mega Millions ticket at a Circle K. South Carolina Education Lottery officials say the clerk accidentally sold her a Powerball ticket. 

The incorrect lottery game worked out. The Irmo lady didn't win the multimillion-dollar jackpot, but she got six figures.

The ticket matched four white balls and the red Powerball number. $2/mo

The May 2 winning numbers were 18, 27, 33, 39, 44, and 8. 

The mom didn't know she had the winning ticket until her daughter informed her, authorities said.