Tuesday, February 12, 2013
ATLANTA – A Georgia Lottery winning ticket worth $300,000 was sold in Garden City. The store 80 Quick Stop, located at 305 U.S. Highway 80 W. in Garden City, sold a winning ticket from the $3,000,000 Taxes Paid instant game.
The winner, Larry Swain of Garden City, claimed his prize Tuesday at the Georgia Lottery’s District Office in Savannah.
“I am going to lie around and daydream on what I’m going to do,” said Swain, who will celebrate his 67th birthday in March.
The Georgia Lottery instant game $3,000,000 Taxes Paid has prizes of $300,000 and top prizes of $3 million, taxes paid. Players with non-winning tickets can enter into the Weekly Extra Chance Drawings for a chance to win $20,000. Visit www.galottery.com for more information.
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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