A Covington convenience store has sold the largest Jumbo Bucks Lotto jackpot ticket in Georgia Lottery history. A winning ticket worth a record $9.6 million was sold for the Feb. 6 Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing.
Golden Pantry #0026, 3538 Salem Road, Covington, sold the winning ticket.
The winning numbers from the Feb. 6 Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing were: 2-6-10-18-22-33.
Twelve players around the state each won the game’s $500 second prize in Monday’s drawing. In addition, 5,693 players won a total of $43,450 in prizes.
Jumbo Bucks Lotto is a draw game available exclusively in Georgia. The game combines a classic lotto draw game with an instant-win component.
Drawings are held at 11 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.
The jackpot for Thursday’s Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing is an estimated $1 million.
For more information about Jumbo Bucks Lotto, visit www.galottery.com.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $18.1 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 1.7 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.4 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.