Wednesday, April 23, 2014
ATLANTA – John Robinson of Hamilton has won big playing Fantasy 5. Robinson matched all five numbers from the April 9 drawing, winning the $333,918 jackpot prize.
Selecting his own numbers, Robinson purchased the winning combination at The Store, 5130 Ga. Highway 219 in Fortson.
Winning numbers from the April 9 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 6-13-18-29-33.
Robinson, 71, discovered his windfall while on the Georgia Lottery’s website.
“I couldn’t believe it,” he said. “I may pay off my house.”
A retired fuel salesman, the lucky winner has one son and a grandson with his wife, Delores.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $15.3 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 1.6 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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