Monday, March 18, 2013
ATLANTA – A winning Georgia Lottery ticket matched the first five winning numbers from the March 16 Powerball drawing. The winning ticket worth $1 million was sold at Jet Food Store #0054, 5588 Ga. Highway 57 in Macon.
A winner has not yet come forward to claim the prize.
Winning numbers from the March 16 Powerball drawing were: 3-7-21-44-53 and the Powerball was 16.
Wednesday’s jackpot is at an estimated $260 million to a single annuity winner. Powerball tickets are $2 per play.
As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14 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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