Tuesday, September 4, 2012
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth $225,000 was sold in Coweta County. Lightning Food Store #2, located at 30 Raymond Hill Road in Newnan, sold the instant game Cash Payout that carried a $225,000 top prize.
The winner, Sondra Veasey of Sharpsburg, recently claimed her prize at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.
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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