Dalton Great-Grandmother Wins $20,000 In Georgia Lottery

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Georgia Lottery winner Patsy Monroe, center, is pictured with Georgia Lottery President and CEO Debbie D. Alford and spokesman John Crow, left.
Georgia Lottery winner Patsy Monroe, center, is pictured with Georgia Lottery President and CEO Debbie D. Alford and spokesman John Crow, left.

Patsy Monroe of Dalton has pinned a plentiful prize from the Georgia Lottery. Ms. Monroe, 69, was selected as a winner in the Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion.

She won a $20,000 prize recently in Atlanta.

As a monthly grand prize winner in the Georgia Lottery’s $1 & $2 Play It Again Second Chance Promotion, Ms. Monroe won a chance to select one envelope from 20, with prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000.

The envelope labeled No. 7 that she chose contained a $20,000 prize.

“I couldn’t believe it. I was looking on the Internet, and my name was first,” she said of being selected for the drawing.

Ms. Monroe is expecting an addition to the family, making her a great-grandmother of two. She also has several grandchildren and three adult children.

"I’ll pay some bills,” she said.


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