Friday, July 13, 2012
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold in Columbus. Circle K Store #6686, 3274 Victory Drive in Columbus, sold a 50X The Money instant ticket with a $1 million top prize.
The winner, J. Hernandez-Diaz of Columbus, claimed his prize Thursday at the Georgia Lottery’s District Office in Columbus.
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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