Looking for winning numbers? Click here.
 

Vienna woman pockets $10,000 Georgia Lottery prize

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

ATLANTA – Evelyn Greene of Vienna said she is excited about winning a $10,000 top prize from playing Joker’s Wild, a Georgia Lottery instant game.

She bought the winning ticket at Zippy Foods, 309 N. Third St., Vienna. She couldn’t believe she'd won.

"I usually don’t show much emotion, but I was excited," said Greene, 54. "I told a friend, and he couldn’t believe it either."

The mother of six said she plans to pay off bills with her winnings.

All six of her children have participated in the lottery-funded prekindergarten program, she said.

"I’m proud of all of them," she said.

Greene also won $1,000 in 2003 playing Giant Jumbo Bucks.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $8.6 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.

 

For more information, please visit the Media Center on the GLC Web site at:
www.galottery.com

Play Responsibly – It's All About Fun!

CONTACT:
Georgia Lottery Corporation
Media Relations Department
Voice: 404-215-5062
Fax: 404-215-8983
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kimberly Starks
Media Relations Manager

P 404.215.5062
F 404.215.8983
media [at] galottery [dot] org

Georgia Lottery on Facebook
NEWS FEED |
Coffee stop lands Atlanta truck driver $7.5M windfall Read More... LaGrange man wins $400K Georgia Lottery prize Read More... Kingsland woman wins $100K prize playing Fantasy 5 Read More... Villa Rica woman wins 2014 Cadillac from the Georgia Lottery Read More... Winning tickets worth $10M, $2.5M sold in Gwinnett County Read More...