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Jonesboro man scores $50K Fantasy 5 jackpot prize

Friday, August 31, 2012

ATLANTA – Kevin Fountain of Jonesboro has gained a $50,000 jackpot prize playing the Georgia Lottery’s Fantasy 5. Fountain, 41, matched all five numbers from the Aug. 25 drawing.

Winning numbers from the drawing were: 1-6-9-20-29.

Next Level Food Mart, 226 N. Main St. in Jonesboro, sold the lucky Quik Pik ticket.

“I couldn’t believe it,” exclaimed Fountain as he claimed his prize at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.

Fountain anticipates purchasing a new car and assisting his parents financially with his windfall.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.6 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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