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Apply for your South Carolina Lottery Hunt Online through SC Department of Natural Resources

COLUMBIA, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applying for the Lottery Hunt in South Carolina just got easier thanks to a new online service offered by the SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The new DNR Online Customer Service Portal allows customers to apply for hunts directly at The application is designed responsively which means the application view conforms to any device "" desktop, laptop and mobile devices.

The first Lottery Hunts to be accepted through the new application are Public Alligator and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Alligator. Additional hunts will be added as the seasons open. South Carolina sells more than 6,600 Alligator hunt applications each year to residents and out-of-state hunters. The new user-friendly system allows customers to apply for hunts online without the need for a paper application and added wait time. Additionally, if drawn for a hunt, tags can be purchased through the same DNR Online Customer Service Portal. The online service allows individuals to process transactions by credit or debit card through's secure payment system.

"We are excited to offer convenient and secure online applications for Lottery Hunts with around-the-clock access to our state's hunters," said Scott Speares, Assistant Deputy Director of Outreach and Support Services with the SC Department of Natural Resources.

The new DNR Online Customer Service Portal for Lottery Hunts complements the DNR Recreational Licensing System added in 2006. Additional online services, such as Boat and Motor Registration and Commercial Licensing, will be offered through the DNR Online Customer Service Portal later this year. The DNR Online Customer Service Portal, was built at no cost to taxpayers through a partnership between the SC Department of Natural Resources and South Carolina Interactive.

Users can find out more information about Alligator Hunts at:

Users can find out more about online Government services in South Carolina through:



About is the official Web site of the state of South Carolina ( and a collaborative effort between the state and South Carolina Interactive to enable the state to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information. The South Carolina Budget and Control Board's Division of State Information Technology provides guidance to South Carolina Interactive who is responsible for operating, maintaining, and marketing South Carolina Interactive is part of eGovernment firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

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NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies across the United States. Additional information is available at

Ken Oliphant, 803-771-0131
SC Department of Natural Resources
Brett Witt, 803-667-0696

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