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Cartersville Resident Brings Home $50,000 Lottery Win

Thursday, November 3, 2005

ATLANTA – Cartersville resident Nancy Ullger recently became another lucky Georgia Lottery winner. She played Jumbo Bucks Classic, an instant game, and won the $50,000 top prize.

After scratching her ticket, Ms. Ullger started jumping up and down and then woke up her son to make sure that she was looking at it correctly. “He said, ‘$50,000, Mom. It really says $50,000,’ ” Ms. Ullger recounted.

The 54-year-old plans to use her winnings to pay bills.

Ms. Ullger purchased her winning ticket at Short N Easy, located at 429 Grasssdale Rd. in Cartersville.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $7.8 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs. These include Georgia’s HOPE scholarship program; a statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds; and a wide range of technological and capital upgrades for the state’s schools, technical institutes, colleges, universities and public libraries.


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