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Macon man picks up $50K windfall

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

ATLANTA – A Georgia Lottery instant ticket has delivered a prize worth thousands to one lucky Macon man. Jawaski Mack won $50,000 playing the new instant game $7,500 A Week For Life.

Mack claimed his prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Macon.

Jeffersonville Sunoco, 2900 Jeffersonville Road in Macon, sold the winning ticket.

“I couldn’t believe it,” said Mack, 26. “This makes me feel happy.”

The lucky winner intends to save a portion of his windfall.

The new Georgia Lottery instant game $7,500 A Week For Life is a game loaded with cash prizes, including annual top prizes of $390,000 for life.

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.

For more information on the Georgia Lottery Corp., please visit:

www.galottery.com and www.lotterybenefitsgeorgians.com

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