Thursday, May 16, 2013
ATLANTA – Players across Georgia loaded up on cash prizes from Monday’s Decades of Dollars drawing, including six players who’ve won prizes of $10,000.
Two winning tickets were sold in Tallapoosa: Robinson & Sons, 14 Commerce Place; and Pilot Travel Center #0312, 882 Georgia Highway 100.
One lucky ticket was sold in Chattooga County at Wildlife Quick Stop, 8647 Highway 27 in Summerville.
Three tickets were sold in the metro Atlanta area: Stop N Save Food Mart, 4601 Satellite Blvd. in Duluth; Conoco Mart, 1630 Old Highway 41 in Kennesaw; and Chevron Food Mart, 4485 Campbellton Road S.W. in Atlanta.
Decades of Dollars is a multi-state game played in Georgia, Virginia, Kentucky and Arkansas.
The game offers a top prize of $250,000 a year for 30 years and a $10,000 second prize. Drawings are held at 11 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Tickets cost $2 per play.
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.
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