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POSTED: December 11, 2012 3:18 p.m.

ATLANTA – A corporate sales manager from Florida has won a $1 million Powerball prize from the Peach State. Bobby Latham of Miami matched the first five numbers from the Nov. 21 Powerball drawing, winning a $1 million prize.

Latham, 41, was visiting family for Thanksgiving when he purchased the lucky Quik Pik ticket at Parker’s #0028, 58 Old Sunbury Road in Hinesville.

Latham discovered he’d won after he returned home.

“I realized I didn’t win the Powerball, so I was about to throw it away,” he said. “When I got home, I double-checked online.”

Feeling good about his windfall, the lucky winner intends to put money aside for his 8-month-old son’s college education.

Winning numbers from the Nov. 21 Powerball drawing were: 8-18-24-30-39 and the Powerball was 26.

Wednesday’s jackpot is at an estimated $50 million to a single annuity winner. Powerball tickets are $2 per play.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

 

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