Georgia Lottery Newswire (Page 6)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Georgia Lottery. (Page 6)

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  1. 2 Powerball Tickets Worth $1 Million Sold in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The Georgia Lottery says there were two $1 million winning tickets sold in Georgia in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. The winning tickets were sold at the Quik Mart, 48 Broad Street SW, in Atlanta and at the Quick Stop in Douglas, Georgia, which is located at 1656 US Highway 221N.

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  2. Winning Powerball ticket bought at a California 7-Eleven; 2 other winners confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Tim Baldwin walks off after adding the letter "B" to a Georgia Lottery billboard Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Atlanta. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over 1 billion dollars, and the drawing is still two days away.

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  3. Powerball: Winning numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Tim Baldwin walks off after adding the letter "B" to a Georgia Lottery billboard Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Atlanta. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over 1 billion dollars, and the drawing is still two days away.

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  4. Proposed Bill: Donate Percentage of Lottery Winnings, Stay AnonymousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... on that one." Senate Bill 179 would allow a winner to remain anonymous if they send a written request to the Georgia Lottery Corporation and donate 25 percent of his or her winnings to the HOPE Scholarship fund. "$1.3 billion on the line, you don't ...

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  5. 4 metro Atlantans win 2016 Kia Sedona SX minivansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    From left are Georgia Lottery winners Boris Hall of Atlanta; Deborah Walker of Mableton; Karyl Maiorana of Mableton; and David Barwick of Dallas, with Georgia Lottery President and CEO Debbie D. Alford and Ashley Lord, regional retail marketing manager at Kia Motors America - Southern Region.

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  6. Powerball numbers for $949.8M jackpot announced SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... million in a Match 5 Power Play, while winners in 12 states won $1 million in the Match 5. As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from the Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia. Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery ...

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  7. Powerball jackpot up to $900M ahead of Saturday drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... million in a Match 5 Power Play, while winners in 12 states won $1 million in the Match 5. As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from the Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia. Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery ...

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  8. Powerball: Big dreams despite the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    ... first year, the lottery has returned more than $16.7 billion to the state for education, according to the Georgia Lottery Corp. The next drawing is tonight at 11 p.m. The overall odds of winning any prize are one in 24. Yvonne Monsanto of Florida, ...

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  9. Powerball Jackpot Jumps To 500 Million DollarsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... lotto jackpot is up to 500 million dollars. It marks the largest Powerball jackpot in nearly a year. The Georgia Lottery said the increase from $450 million to $500 million is due to brisk ticket sales. Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: ...

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  10. Retired Cobb Fire Inspector Hits the JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    A retired Cobb County fire inspector has unwrapped a substantial Georgia Lottery prize to brighten the holidays. Pierce Webster of Acworth is one of two jackpot winners who each won $322,400 from matching all five numbers from the Dec. 8 Fantasy 5 drawing.

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  11. Million dollar winning ticket sold in Coffee Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Gate Food Post #0229, located on Bowens Mill Road S.E. in Douglas, sold a winning $1,000,000 Jackpot instant ticket, a Georgia Lottery game, worth the top prize. The winners, who will share the prize, are Orville and Janice Carter of Douglas; Keven Johnson of Douglas; and Lorrinda Johnson of Broxton.

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  12. Police: Convenience store lottery rip-offs 'widespread'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... lottery tickets in their store Monday, and police said they will be looking for it in other places. Georgia Lottery Corporation officials said in a statement: "All lottery tickets have security measures that would indicate that a ticket has been ...

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  13. Port Wentworth man wins $500,000 on lottery ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | SavannahNow

    A Port Wentworth man won $500,000 on a Merry Money holiday-themed scratch-off ticket purchased in Hall County. Richard Mixon claimed the top prize on Nov. 17 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah.

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  14. Murrayville great-grandma wins a Harley with lotto ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | The Times

    ... She has three adult children; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $16.7 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for ...

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  15. Savannah teacher wins $250K lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... know what think," Brown said. "I couldn't believe it, so I went back to work." Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $16.7 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for ...

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  16. Cairo trucker wins $477K in lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WTVM

    Charles Clark, a semi-truck driver from Cairo, won a $477,777 top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game The 777 Series. Clark claimed his prize Tuesday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Tifton after purchasing the lucky ticket on Friday the 13th, a day he considers to be lucky.

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  17. KSU Students Burned by Lottery Foul-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Patch.com

    Several students tailgating at a recent football game thought they'd hit it big, but it turns out the Georgia Lottery made a mistake. A mass text led several Kennesaw State University students to believe they'd won a $1,000 scholarship before heading to watch the Owls take on Charleston Southern earlier this month.

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  18. Mega Millions jackpot raised from $159M to $164MRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Because of swift ticket sales, the Mega Millions jackpot was raised to an estimated $164 million for Friday's drawing, Georgia Lottery officials have announced. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $164 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $98 million.

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  19. Hunger Games Amusement Park Coming to Atlanta, I Guess?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Gawker

    ... hopes to open by 2019. Avatron's chairman is David C. Garrett III, an experienced developer and a former Georgia Lottery executive. Designs for rides are in the early stages, but Mr. Ram said he had no qualms about the harsher "Hunger Games" story ...

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  20. Smoker Tax Is A Tax On The PoorRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    In reading about the debate among the county commissioners over the proposed new smoker tax I am reminded of the response retired Atlanta talk show host Neal Boortz gave in response to a question about the Georgia Lottery.

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