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Houston County man wins $52K Win For Life prize

Friday, October 19, 2012

ATLANTA – A Houston County man is celebrating a win from the Georgia Lottery. Steven Baughman of Kathleen won $1,000 a week for a year from matching the first five winning numbers plus the Free Ball from the Oct. 3 Win For Life drawing.

Baughman’s prize totals $52,000 for one year.

Houston Lake Food Store, 1946 Houston Lake Road in Kathleen, sold the Quik Pik ticket.

“I found out the next day when I got home from work,” said Baughman, 54.

The father of two checked the results on the Georgia Lottery’s website.

Baughman, a tools and parts attendant, is excited about winning the lottery.

He and his wife, Amelia, anticipate paying off bills and having a car repaired.

Winning numbers from the Oct. 3 Win For Life drawing were: 4-6-7-12-13-34 and the Free Ball was 36.

Win For Life is a multi-state draw game in Georgia, Kentucky and Virginia. Tickets are $1 per play.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Win For Life will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.8 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 1.2 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

For more information on the Georgia Lottery Corp., please visit:

www.galottery.com and www.lotterybenefitsgeorgians.com

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