Wednesday, November 27, 2013
ATLANTA – Ricardo Singleton of Savannah has picked a winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket with a huge top prize. Singleton, 53, played the instant game 20X The Money and won a $400,000 prize.
The lucky winner claimed his prize at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.
Quick Shop, 4407 Habersham St. in Savannah, sold the winning ticket.
“I want to pay some bills and do some things around the house,” Singleton said. “I’m going to get a really nice meal, and I’ll start jotting stuff down.”
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.8 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 1.6 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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