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Georgia Lottery players win big in $640 million Mega Millions drawing

Saturday, March 31, 2012

ATLANTA - Check your Mega Millions tickets, Georgia! You may hold a winning ticket.

Three jackpot winning tickets for Friday's historic $640 million drawing were sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland. Georgia Lottery players also won big.

Winning numbers from the drawing were: 2-4-23-38-46 and the Mega Ball number was 23.

Six Georgia players won $250,000 prizes, and 48 won $10,000 prizes. Many other Georgia Lottery players won prizes ranging from $2 to $150.

The lucky $250,000 tickets were purchased in: Athens, Atlanta, Ellabell, Hendersonville, Marietta and Waco.

The lucky $10,000 tickets were purchased in: Acworth, Alpharetta (2), Atlanta (3), Augusta (2), Braselton, Brunswick, Carrollton, Cave Spring, Colquitt, Columbus, Conyers, Cumming, Donaldsonville, Duluth, Forest Park, Gainesville (2), Garden City, Hampton, Hartwell, Jesup, Kingsland (2), Lavonia, Lawrenceville, Leesburg, Lilburn, Lyerly, Marietta, Martinez, McDonough, Midway, Newnan, Sandy Springs, Savannah, Stockbridge, Stone Mountain, Tallapoosa (2), Trion, Tucker, Waco and Warner Robins (2).

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

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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Kimberly Starks
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