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$5 million lottery ticket sold at Gainesville gas station
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Someone bought a winning Millionaire Jumbo Bucks scratcher lottery ticket in Gainesville worth $5 million.

The winner, who was not identified in the Georgia Lottery news release, claimed the prize on Tuesday.

The ticket was purchased at the Gillsville Highway Exxon Food Mart, 2808 Gillsville Highway.

Owner Syed Ahmed said he’s owned the station for almost three years but has been in the business for more than 20 years.

“I’m very excited. I’m glad. Somebody becomes rich,” Ahmed said.

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A $5 million scratcher lottery ticket was purchased from the Exxon Food Mart on Gillsville Highway. - photo by Nick Watson