Feeling lucky? Here are the Georgia stores with the most $1 million lottery wins

ATLANTA — The next time you buy a lottery ticket, you may want to check out one of these stores.

And when the lottery jackpot is more than half a billion dollars, it may be worth the drive.

Will you win it all? Make sure to watch the Mega Millions drawing LIVE on WSB-TV TONIGHT at 11 p.m., followed by WSB Tonight.

Channel 2 Action News worked with the Georgia lottery to come up with the stores with multiple $1 million-plus wins in the last 4 years. There were 15 stores with the million dollar winners:

Retailer NameAddressCity# of $1M+ prizes since 2017
Hiram Food & Fuel4120 Jimmy Lee Smith ParkwayHiram2
Shiv Discount Corner #00022801 Montgomery StreetSavannah2
Reliance Fuel2195 Fairburn RoadDouglasville2
Quick Change Marathon101 Lukken Industrial Drive WLagrange2
Mobile Exxon2750 Fairburn RoadDouglasville2
Bills Beauty Supply6 North Ivy StreetButler2
Chevron629 Scenic Highway, Suite BLawrenceville2
Corner Food Mart4410 Lawrenceville RoadLoganville2
Chevron Food Mart4485 Campbellton Road SW Suite BAtlanta2
Raco202 East Main StreetSwainsboro2
Exxon Food Mart4614 Jimmy Carter BoulevardNorcross2
Grands #00222785 Bobo RoadDallas2
Jet Food Store #00051201 North Liberty StreetWaynesboro2
Publix Super Market #074413015 Browns Bridge RoadCovington2
Murphy USA #78011469 North ExpresswayGriffin2

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The Georgia Lottery also released a list of the top-selling “busiest” retailers in north Georgia:

Retailer NameAddressCity
Robinson & Sons14 Commerce PlaceTallaposa
Pilot Travel Center #312882 Highway 100Tallaposa
Exxon Food Mart1031 Georgia Highway 100 STallaposa
Loves Travel #0311523 Atlantic AvenueWaco
Newborns Truck Stop840 Georgia Highway 100 STallaposa
Citgo Food Mart1066 Georgia HighwayTallaposa
Heby’s Shell4360 Floyd RoadMableton
Publix Super Market #1363104 Town Boulevard, Suite 100Atlanta
Jones Bridge Food Mart10930 Jones Bridge RoadAlpharetta
DSJ Fuel Centers LLC153 U.S. Highway 24 BypassBremen

According to WGXA-TV, two stores in Warner Robbins had dozens of wins.

The Sunoco/Welcome gas station on Lakeview Road came in with 37 wins, while the P.K. Food Mart on Wellborn Road had 33 wins.

You have to go back to 2013 to find the largest single payout on Georgia lottery history. Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, was one of the winners of the $648 million jackpot. She ended up receiving a lump sum of $173 million.

The ticket was sold at the Gateway Newsstand inside One Alliance Center on Lenox Road.

The largest single-day payout for the CASH 3 game occurred on January 2, 2000 when the numbers 777 were drawn. Players won more than $27.4 million.

The largest single-day payout for the CASH 4 game occurred on March 20, 1998 when the numbers 2222 were drawn. Lucky CASH 4 players won $9 million.

On July 22, 2016, one top prize winning ticket won $1,770,720 the largest payout to a single winner ever in the history of Fantasy 5.

Here are some interesting facts about Mega Millions:

  • The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 302,575,350 to 1.
  • The largest Mega Millions jackpot won on a single ticket was drawn in October 2018 in South Carolina.
  • That prize was worth $1.537 billion, making it the world’s largest lottery prize won on a single ticket.
  • Six Mega Millions jackpots have been won on a Friday the 13th.
  • There was a jackpot winner in the very first Mega Millions drawing. The drawing on May 17, 2002, resulted in a $28 million winning ticket in Illinois.
  • Since the game began in 2002, there have been 194 jackpots won by 219 individual tickets. Twenty of those jackpots have been shared by two or more winning tickets.

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