Thursday, February 20, 2014
ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery players won big in Wednesday’s $425 million Powerball drawing. Two $1 million tickets and three $10,000 tickets were purchased in Georgia.
One jackpot winning ticket was sold in California.
Georgia’s lucky $1 million tickets were purchased at: Quiktrip #0729, 2804 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta; and Discount Tobacco, 4224 Bloomfield Road, Macon.
The $10,000 tickets were purchased at: Corner College, 230 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany; McTeer Food Mart, 4150 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah; and Ocmulgee East Chevron, 4900 Ocmulgee East Blvd., Macon.
More than 77,000 Georgia Lottery players won Powerball prizes ranging from $4 to $300.
Winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were: 1-17-35-49-54 and the Powerball number was 34.
Georgia winners have 180 days from the draw date to claim Powerball prizes.
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 $15 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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