Tuesday, March 20, 2012
ATLANTA – Two south Georgia winners have yielded a half-million dollar prize playing the Georgia Lottery. Cynthia Davis of Fleming in Liberty County and Natisha Nichols of Savannah have won a $500,000 top prize playing the instant game Jumbo Jumbo Bucks.
Gateway Texaco, 3 Gateway Blvd. W. in Savannah, sold the lucky ticket.
Davis and Nichols will halve the prize.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.1 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 1.4 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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