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.