Winning ticket worth $1M sold in Gainesville

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ATLANTA —

A Georgia Lottery instant ticket worth $1 million was sold in Gainesville. Texaco Food Mart, located at 1860 Atlanta Highway, sold a Georgia Lottery’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza instant ticket with a $1 million top prize.

 

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The winner is Rafiqul Bhuiyan of Lawrenceville, who claimed his prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth.

 

The instant game Georgia Lottery’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza is loaded with cash prizes, including top prizes of $1 million and $5 million.

 

Players can enter non-winning tickets into the 20th Anniversary Extravaganza Extra Chance Promotion for an extra chance to win $5 million. For more information, visit www.galottery.com.

 

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $15.3 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 1.6 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.3 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.