A farm worker was travelling the Eastern Seaboard to harvest vegetables and fruits with his wife when suddenly he picked up a whopping $500,000 at a gas station. Edras Joseph 56 and wife, Yolette Ulyssee were heading North on a bus from Palm Beach, Florida when their bus made a stop at a gas station in Bainbridge, Georgia. There they went into Mr. Pipp’s Convenience Store, 875 Colquitt Highway and decided to buy an instant game and decided upon the “Jumbo Jumbo Bucks”. That is when everything stopped for a couple of seconds swirling the couple into the reality of their dreams come true.
Joseph was deeply touched by this experience.
“The bus stopped at a gas station, so we decided to play a ticket,” he explained. “I scratched it in the store, and I jumped for joy. My dreams have come true.”
The lucky winner, who has worked as a farm worker for 34 years has no intention of leaving his job, with this win he wants to help family and friends. US lottery
“I’m happy,” Joseph exclaimed.
A Great-Grandmother Wins $377,777
The Georgia Lottery has been surprising many of its players lately; a Floyd County great-grandmother has won a very generous prize worth $377,777. Judy Chambers who is 62 years old played an instant game Red, White & Blue 7’s and she ended up having many sevens popping out from the ticket and into her bank account.
Chambers, who is now a great-grandmother has an extensive family comprising of two children, two grandchildren and six grandchildren. With this win, her vision of family vacations will be possible as she anticipates more playful days with her family.
“I’ve been wanting a place on the lake for the grandkids,” she said.
The day Chambers purchased her ticket at Plaza Food Mart, 1598 Rome Highway in Cedartown she was feeling lucky. It is difficult to explain but she felt good about making a stop at this specific store.
“Oh yes, I was excited,” she said. “I went to the car, scratched it, and I took it back inside. The clerk was happy, too.”