Monday, January 7, 2013
ATLANTA – A ticket carrying a half-million dollar prize recently was sold in northwest Atlanta. Chevron Food Mart, located at 2656 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway N.W., sold a winning ticket worth $500,000 from the Georgia Lottery’s Cash Deluxe instant game.
The winner, Fekadu Lola of Tucker, claimed his prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth.
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.
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