A lucky winner in Cedartown needs to check their lottery ticket from the Fantasy 5 drawing on Wednesday, because it’s worth a fortune.
Polk Today got word from the Georgia Lottery Corporation that a Fantasy 5 ticket got the winning numbers. It was sold at the Shell Food Mart at 731 N. Main St., Cedartown.
The ticket is worth $929,845, per a release from the organization.
Winning numbers from the March 1 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 3-7-8-15-17.
Per Georgia Lotto, Fantasy 5 winners have 180 days from the draw date to claim prizes.
Fantasy 5 tickets can be purchased at Georgia Lottery retailers statewide. Georgia residents with a Georgia mailing address, who are located in Georgia at the time of purchase, can purchase tickets via the Georgia Lottery app or online at www.galottery.com.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $26.1 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 2.1 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.7 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.