$2M Powerball ticket sold in Fayetteville, winner not identified


$2 million winner picks up check next day —

One ticket worth $2 million was sold in Fayetteville for the Aug. 7 Powerball drawing.

Winning numbers for the Aug. 7 drawing were: 8-32-47-53-59 and the Powerball was 3. The ticket matched the first five winning numbers and doubled its prize with Power Play.

Exxon Fayetteville Food Mart, located at 775 E. Lanier Ave., sold the lucky ticket.

The winner claimed the prize the next day.

Powerball tickets can be purchased at Georgia Lottery retailers statewide. Georgia residents also 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 $21 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. For more information, visit www.powerball.com and www.galottery.com.