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Albany grandfather wins $50,000 in Georgia lottery instant game

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Willie Payton won a $50,000 top prize playing the popular Jumbo Bucks Classic instant game from the Georgia Lottery.

Payton, 70, claimed his prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Tifton.

“I just went in the store and bought a ticket,” he said. “I was stunned.”

The lucky winner and his wife, Kaye, have two adult children and three grandchildren.

With his winnings, Paytons said he wants to purchase a new vehicle.

Priya Food Mart #0002, at 413 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. in Albany, sold the winning ticket.

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