Wednesday, April 27, 2011
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ATLANTA -- A Covington man is celebrating a Georgia Lottery win. Neville Moore, 55, won $269,584 as one of two players to match all five winning numbers in the April 22 Fantasy 5 drawing.
Winning numbers from the drawing were 5-6-14-22-28.
Moore purchased his top prize ticket at Chevron Food Mart, 630 Fairview Road in Stockbridge. The second jackpot prize for the April 22 Fantasy 5 drawing was won in Saint George.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $12.5 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 1.3 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.