Winning $71 million lottery ticket sold in Georgia

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

ATLANTA -- Georgia might be home to the nation's newest mega-millionaire.

Authorities say a winning ticket was sold in Georgia for the $71 million Mega Millions jackpot. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a single winning ticket was sold in Atlanta.

The winning numbers drawn Tuesday night were 10, 22, 24, 36 and 49 with a mega ball of 33.

The Mega Millions jackpot now resets to $12 million. The jackpot for Powerball, the other multi-state lottery played in Georgia, is $120 million.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)

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