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0 Georgia Lottery Players Have Chance to Win The Year of Your Life

Thursday, August 10, 2006

TLANTA – One of 10 lucky contestants is about to win an incredible year full of amazing prizes during the Georgia Lottery's The Year of Your Life Grand Prize Event. The Grand Prize Event will be held on Saturday, August 12, before the Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field.

The Year of Your Life statewide promotion was launched in conjunction with the new game Win for Life. Georgia Lottery players could enter a second chance drawing for an opportunity to win great free prizes for an entire year. The 10 contestants were randomly drawn from all entries received to participate in The Year of Your Life Grand Prize Event.

The Year of Your Life Grand Prize Event contestants and their cities of residence include: Alyce Allen (Hogansville); Carl Dailey (Ellenwood); Lissa Jones (Doraville); James Lewis (Suwanee); Ray Lincoln (Alpharetta); Suzanne Lorenzini (Powder Springs); Michael Militello (Marietta); Salvador Trujillo (Douglasville); April Ulrich (Peachtree City); and Jaime Valentin (Lawrenceville).

One lucky contestant will walk away with The Year of Your Life Grand Prize Package which includes the following prizes for an entire year: a car lease from Bill Heard Chevrolet; free air travel from AirTran Airways; free groceries from Publix; a new cell phone and service from Cingular; tickets to huge events from EmpireTickets.com; free dining at Moe's Southwest Grill; free gas for a year; and free Win for Life lottery tickets. The approximate value of the Grand Prize Package is in excess of $47,000.

The other nine participants will win a great consolation prize that includes: a $500 groceries gift certificate from Publix; a Samsung X497 and a Pre-Paid Starter Kit from Cingular; a $50 gift certificate from Moe's Southwest Grill; and Win for Life tickets for an entire year. The approximate value of the Consolation Package is $874.

Win for Life is an exciting new game that offers a lifetime of security with a $1,000 a week for life top prize that equals $52,000 a year for life. Win for Life has an incredible second prize of $1,000 a week for a year that adds up to $52,000.

To date, there have been four Win for Life top prize winners in Georgia and 26 Win for Life second prize winners in Georgia.

Win for Life drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:00 p.m. Each Win for Life ticket costs $1.

Win for Life is a multi-state game played in Georgia, Virginia and Kentucky. As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Win for Life will benefit education in the state of Georgia

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $8.4 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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