Top 5 reasons you could be denied Georgia lottery winnings Trying to cash a ticket for someone else. Claiming multiple winning games in a short period of time. Failing to prove where or when you bought your winning ticket. Claiming to have purchased a winning ticket before it was delivered to the store. Failing to disclose a relationship with a store owner where tickets are sold.
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DeKalb store sells $7 million scratch-off lottery ticket

A convenience store in unincorporated Decatur sold a Georgia Lottery Billionaire Club ticket worth $7 million, officials announced Friday.

Chevron Food Mart, located at 4047 Glenwood Road, sold the winning ticket. The winner, who was not identified in the announcement, claimed the prize Wednesday.

The Billionaire Club game offers players a top prize of $7 million and a second prize of $1 million. 

This is the third recent notable win in DeKalb, with one customer winning $520,000 and another winning $10,000, though officials have said the latter two haven’t claimed their prizes.

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