Four winning lottery tickets sold in Augusta area

Two instant games tickets worth $500,000 and two Fantasy 5 tickets worth nearly $60,000 were sold in Augusta area stores.

According to a Georgia Lottery news release, Betty Lanier, of Evans, recently claimed her prize of $500,000 after buying a winning Jumbo Jumbo Bucks ticket at Publix, 4274 Washington Road in Evans.

C-Mart, 3403 Mike Padgett Highway, also sold a winning tickets with a $500,000 top prize in the instant game Georgia Hold ’Em. The name of the winner was not released.

Three players matched all five numbers in Tuesday’s Fantasy 5 drawing. Each winner receives the $59,466 prize.

Two of the tickets were purchased in the Augusta area and one was purchased in Stockbridge.

Fuel Express, 2700 Peach Orchard Road, and Circle K, 261 Furys Ferry Road in Martinez, sold the winning tickets.

Fantasy 5 winners have 180 days after the date of the drawing to claim the prize.

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