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Portal Clyde's gets $25,000

Ga. Lottery gives incentive for selling winning Mega Millions ticket

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Posted: March 17, 2008 9:48 p.m.
Updated: April 1, 2008 5:00 a.m.
Portal Clyde's gets $25,000

Pictured from left to right are: Georgia Lottery host/spokesperson John Crow, Mega Millions winners Robert and Tonya Harris, a Clyde's Market representative and Georgia Lottery president and CEO Margaret DeFrancisco.


     Georgia Lottery retailer Clyde’s Market in Portal received last week a $25,000 retailer incentive bonus for selling a Mega Millions jackpot ticket.

     The store, located at 27215 U.S. Highway 80 W. in Portal, sold a jackpot ticket for the $275 million drawing held Feb. 22. Robert Harris of Portal correctly selected the winning numbers for the Feb. 22 Mega Millions drawing and became the largest single winner in Georgia Lottery history.

     Harris, 47, selected the cash option and received $171.3 million before taxes. Georgia Lottery officials presented Clyde’s Market in Portal with $25,000 last week as a bonus for selling a $275 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket.

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