Sunday, March 26, 2006
ATLANTA –Dennis Early, a resident of Blakely, matched five out of five numbers in the Feb. 9 Fantasy 5 drawing and won the top prize of $63,361.
The winning numbers for the Feb. 9 drawing were: 10-24-29-33-37.
Mr. Early received a printout of the winning numbers from the store where he purchased his ticket.
Mr. Early is still deciding what he will do with his winnings.
The 44-year-old purchased his winning ticket for the Feb. 9 Fantasy 5 drawing at Quick Buys #0104, located at 18173 E. South Blvd. in Blakely.
Georgia Lottery retailers selling winning Fantasy 5 tickets receive a retailer incentive bonus of $2,000. The retailer incentive bonus increases by $2,000 each time Fantasy 5 rolls. If more than one winning top prize ticket is sold, the retailers selling the top prize winning tickets will share the bonus. Quick Buys #0104 will receive a retailer incentive bonus of $4,000.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $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 Prekindergarten Program. More than 900,000 students have received HOPE Scholarships, and more than 700,000 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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