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Macon man mounts $125K ‘Game Show’ prize

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

ATLANTA – The excitement is building for a Macon man carrying away a load of a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Michael Nelson, a construction worker, has won a $125,000 top prize playing the instant game Las Vegas Game Show Experience.

Circle K Stores #6728, 5011 Romeiser Drive in Macon, sold the winning ticket.

“It feels good,” said Nelson, 50.

He intends to purchase a home with his winnings.

Georgia Lottery players can enter non-winning tickets for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to play in the “Las Vegas Game Show Experience” stage show.

Visit www.galottery.com for more information.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.3 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.

For more information on the Georgia Lottery Corp., please visit:

www.galottery.com and www.lotterybenefitsgeorgians.com

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