Winning ticket worth $5M sold in Snellville


A winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket worth $5 million was sold in Gwinnett County. BP, located at 3739 Stone Mountain Highway in Snellville, sold a Maximum Green instant ticket worth $5 million.


The winner, John Strickland Jr. of Lilburn, claimed his prize March 10 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth.


Georgia Lottery’s instant game Maximum Green is loaded with cash prizes, including top prizes of $1 million and $5 million.


Players can enter non-winning tickets in the monthly Maximum Green Extra Chance Drawing to win one of 10 monthly prizes of $10,000.


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Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $15 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.

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