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Valdosta man wins half a million

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Jeremy Anderson of Valdosta is half a million dollars richer, thanks to a lucky Jumbo Bucks ticket.

The Jet Food Store #0091, at 62 West Main Street in Lakeland, sold the ticket worth a top prize of $500,000.

Anderson claimed his prize last Monday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Tifton.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $16.2 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 1.7 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 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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