A Georgia Lottery instant ticket worth $400,000 was sold in Monroe. Quick Food Mart, located at 1309 W. Spring St., sold a 20X The Money instant ticket with a $400,000 top prize.
The winner is Harold Carrington of Monroe, who claimed his prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth.
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.