Tuesday, June 5, 2012
ATLANTA – A Rincon convenience store has sold a winning Mega Millions ticket worth a quarter of a million dollars. Goshen Corner, located at 6188 Ga. Highway 21 S. in Rincon, sold the ticket worth $250,000 from the May 25 Mega Millions drawing.
Winning numbers from the drawing were: 9-15-21-40-54 and the Mega Ball was 11.
Billy Stevenson of Rincon claimed the prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah.
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 $13.4 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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