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$180K winning Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Atlanta

Monday, December 19, 2011

ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket was sold in Atlanta. Shell Food Mart, located at 1892 Howell Mill Road in Atlanta, sold a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $180,439 from the Dec. 5 drawing. 

“That’s good that it was sold here in the city,” said store owner Abdel Alnufaay. “It feels good. This is the largest prize sold at the store.” 

The winner, Marcus Vann Jr. of Decatur, recently claimed his prize at Georgia Lottery headquarters in downtown Atlanta.

Winning numbers from the Dec. 5 drawing were: 5-14-25-29-37.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $12.9 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.3 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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