Georgia man wins $500k scratch card prize
HEPHZIBAH, Ga. – A 59-year-old Hephzibah man won the top prize – $500,000 – from the Georgia Lottery’s Jumbo Jumbo Bucks instant game.
Berry Thomas, an electrician, won his prize after purchasing the winning card at a local store.
Mr Thomas told local press that he “was pretty calm” after revealing the prize amount on the scratch off ticket.
He said that he plans to invest his winnings, but didn’t reveal what he would be investing in.
Published: June 18, 2010