Wednesday, April 24, 2013
ATLANTA – A winning ticket worth a half-million dollars was sold in Henry County. Chevron Food Mart, located at 2778 Highway 81 E. in McDonough, sold a winning ticket worth $500,000 from the Georgia Lottery instant game $500,000 Green.
The winner, Amy Painter of McDonough, claimed her prize recently at the Georgia Lottery’s headquarters in Atlanta.
The gas station also sold a winning Jumbo Bucks Classic instant ticket worth $50,000 in 2012.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.3 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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