(CNN)Watching TV paid off for a South Carolina man who chose five lucky numbers to win a $200,000 lottery prize, beating the more than 1 in 500,000 odds.

“I saw them on television,” the winner, who remains anonymous but has been identified as a male, told South Carolina Education Lottery officials. Although he did not reveal the TV show, the winner noticed the numbers 1, 10, 16, 17 and 18 — the winning combination — on a program he was watching, according to a press release. A South Carolina man won the lottery, then did it again 11 days laterA South Carolina man won the lottery, then did it again 11 days laterA South Carolina man won the lottery, then did it again 11 days laterHe purchased the $5 Palmetto Cash Five lottery ticket at a grocery store about 86 miles from Columbia, in Chesterfield, South Carolina. The store, a Piggly Wiggly outlet, received a $2,000 commission for selling the winning ticket. The man joins another big-time winner from South Carolina who recently won two lottery prizes in two weeks, making him a millionaire.Read MoreThe man from Grand Strand bought two Mega Millions Quick Pick tickets, one of which resulted in a $40,000 prize. Just 11 days later, he won $3 million with another ticket.

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