Tuesday, March 12, 2013
ATLANTA – Joseph Engelbrecht of Snellville matched all five numbers from the Feb. 7 Fantasy 5 drawing, winning the $110,163 jackpot prize.
Engelbrecht, 51, picked his own lucky combination.
“They’re my mother and father’s birthdays,” he explained.
Winning numbers from the Feb. 7 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 5-9-18-24-29.
Chevron Food Mart, 1215 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville, sold the winning ticket.
“I knew immediately,” Engelbrecht said. “I’m very excited.”
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