Thursday, February 7, 2013
ATLANTA – A winning top prize ticket was sold in Troup County. Sunlit, 101 W. Eighth St. in West Point, sold a winning ticket worth $100,000 from the Georgia Lottery instant game Big Bucks.
The winner, Fatima Cope of West Point, claimed her prize Thursday at the Georgia Lottery’s District Office in Columbus.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14 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 Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.2 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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