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Lottery players "Rush to Win"

February 23, 2006

Fitzgerald-- Even if you haven't won any money through the Georgia lottery's new  $300 million Gold Rush game, don't throw away your scratch off tickets.

South Georgains are rushing to purchase the Georgia Lottery $300 million Gold Rush instant win tickets, not only to win on the spot, but also for a chance to win from even a losing ticket.

It's called "Rush To Win" a second-chance promotion that has three of these treasure trucks touring the state offering a second chance at big winnings.

"We have an armored truck going around the state giving people opportunities to win prizes, and a chance to unlock the armored truck and win a million dollars"said Dixie Hudson with the Georgia Lottery. 

Contestants will be chosen from the pool of losing tickets to attend a million dollar drawing coming up Philips arena in Atlanta April 14th. Today losing ticket holders got to grab keys to try and unlock the treasure truck.

Kim Hill of Fitzgerald proved a second chance at winning is fun. "It feels good, I said I was going to come unlock it, and I did unlock it"said Hill. The touring trucks are making about 144 appearances at lottery retail locations around Georgia, and that has store owners like Mike Foster bringing in big crowds.

"It's been a big asset, I have actually had to hire on a second person in the afternoon's to keep up with the lottery that's playing"said store owner  Mike Foster.

Your chance to win could come soon. The treasure trucks will visit Albany, Moultrie and Thomasville over the next week.

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24-Feb

One Stop #1

503 1st Avenue NE

Moultrie

24-Feb

Quick Mart #25

103 E Bypass SE

Moultrie

25-Feb

Albany Mall

Albany

26-Feb

Quickway Foods #4

2217Gillionville Rd.

Albany

26-Feb

Chevron Food Mart

2509 Stuart Avenue

Albany

27-Feb

Oasis #368

1301 South Slappey

Albany

27-Feb

Radium Sp. Foodmart

2524 Radium Sp. Rd.

Albany

28-Feb

OFF

1-Mar

OFF

2-Mar

S&M Food Store

1527 E Jackson St.

Thomasville

2-Mar

L&G Foodmart #3

107 Old Albany Rd.

Thomasville

3-Mar

Triangle Discount Corner

305 N St Augustine Rd.

Valdosta

4-Mar

Quick Changemart #20

2595 Hwy 221

Douglas

4-Mar

Quick Changemart #42

Bolens Mill Rd

Douglas

5-Mar

TRAVEL DAY

6-Mar

OFF

7-Mar

Amoco Food Shop

5690 Jonesboro Rd.

Lake City

7-Mar

Citgo

2400 Ga Hwy 138

Riverdale

8-Mar

OFF

9-Mar

OFF

10-Mar

El Cheapo

251 General Screven

Hinesville

10-Mar

COUNTRY CORNER

693 North 1stst

Jesup

11-Mar

Michael's Coffee And Tobacco (905)

600 W. First St.

Vidalia

11-Mar

Exxon Super Shop #3

8 North Duvall St.

Claxton

12-Mar

OFF

13-Mar

OFF

14-Mar

OFF

15-Mar

Griffin's 11 (901)

3900 Brunswick Hwy

Waycross

15-Mar

Green Cedar #10

1973 Haddock

Kingsland

16-Mar

Peaches #12

161 Millennium Blvd

Brunswick

16-Mar

Zip N Food

15163 Hwy 144 E

Richmond Hill

17-Mar

St. Patricks Day

Savannah

18-Mar

Macon Mall

Macon

19-Mar

Cherry Blossom Fest.

Central City Park

Macon

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