Fekadu Lola won half a million dollars on a scratch-off game.
A Tucker resident stopped off at a convenience store to pick something up and walked out a wealthy man. Fekadu Lola, 51, won $500,000 on the Georgia Lottery’s Cash Deluxe instant scratch-off game last week. The ticket was bought at a Chevron Food Mart on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in Atlanta, and Lola claimed his prize at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Duluth.
After winning $10,000 in May in the Maxim Green Extra Chance drawing, Chad Millsaps won another $10,000 this month.
Monday, July 18, 2011
For Chad Millsaps, of Loganville, once was not enough – at least not when it came to the Georgia lottery. After winning $10,000 in May in the Maxim Green Extra Chance drawing, he was surprised to win again in July, taking home a second $10,000 just two months later. “I’ve had good luck with Maximum Green,” he said. This time he plans to take his family on vacation. With his first win, the father of two with his wife, Kristina, paid bills and bought a new set of golf clubs. “We’ll have a good vacation, that’s for sure,” Millsaps, 35, said of his second win. “The kids can have whatever they want.” Millsaps his own business in Lawrenceville, Cardinal Grave Service, which he has operated for five years. Maximum Green is an instant game with $5…