Thursday, January 11, 2007
ATLANTA – A Snellville woman is celebrating a Fantasy 5 win. Surria Perveen matched all five winning numbers in the Dec. 23 Fantasy 5 drawing and won $775,261.
“I am so happy,” Perveen said. “This is like a dream.”
The winning numbers for the Dec. 23 drawing were: 9-12-19-34-36. Perveen checked her ticket after the drawing but waited a few weeks to claim her prize.
“I will do something for my kids with the prize,” she shared.
The top prize ticket was purchased at JJ’s Quick Stop, 298 Highway 162, Covington. 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. JJ’s Quick Stop will receive a retailer incentive bonus of $16,000.
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.
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