ATLANTA - One lucky Gillsville man has banked a $15,000 prize from a Georgia Lottery second chance promotion. David McCue, 52, was selected as a big winner in the Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion.
He won his prize Tuesday in Atlanta.
As a monthly grand prize winner in the Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion, McCue won a chance to select one envelope from 20, with prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000.
The envelope McCue chose contained a $15,000 prize.
“I am very much so excited,” he exclaimed. “I don’t have the words right now, but it’s great to have a second chance! The Georgia Lottery made it possible.”
McCue considers himself “incredibly” lucky.
“I’ll pay off some bills and put the rest away for a rainy day,” he shared. “It will eventually take care of a lot of things.”
With Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion, players can enter non-winning $1 and $2 instant game tickets to win exciting prizes during the lottery’s 20th anniversary year.
To enter for a chance to win, visit www.playitagainga.com.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $14.8 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.