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McDonough woman is ‘Decades for Dollar’ winner

A McDonough woman, Borom Toek, has been announced as the holder of a lottery ticket that matched all six numbers in the “Decades of Dollars” drawing on May 3.

The ticket was acquired at the Provisions BP gas station, located at 2297 Highway 20 E. in McDonough, according to officials with the Georgia Lottery Corp. The ticket is worth $250,000 a year for 30 years.

It also provides for a one-time cash option amount of $4 million. The game has a $10,000 second prize.

Winning numbers from the drawing were: 30-35-36-37-40-43.

Toek claimed her prize Monday at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.

 Decades of Dollars is a multi-state game played in Georgia, Virginia, Kentucky and Arkansas.

 Decades of Dollars drawings are held at 11 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

Last week’s drawing has produced the third Decades of Dollars winner in Georgia within two months. Dianne Reid, of Evans, Ga., won a top prize from the March 5 drawing, and Vilmer Meyer, of Austell, won a top prize from the March 8 drawing, according to state officials in a press statement. Tickets cost $2 per play.

 As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Decades of Dollars will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

 Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.4 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 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program.