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Jumbo winner - Ellabell woman wins lottery
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Phyllis Radcliff-Yaw of Ellabell is shown with her mock $150,000 check she won playing the Georgia Lottery's Jumbo Bucks game. She bought the winning ticket at the Fast Stop on Highway 80 East in Statesboro.
      Earlier this week, Phyllis Radcliff-Yaw popped into the Fast Stop on Highway 80 East for a soda, she walked out with a Georgia Lottery ticket worth $150,000.
      The Ellabell grandmother said she bought a Giant Jumbo Bucks Instant Game ticket, scratched to reveal the numbers and let out a scream.
       "I scratched it, and I was looking and looking," she said. "I put my glasses on and screamed."
       When she first tried to share the good news with her family, Radcliff-Yaw said no one believed her. In addition to her four grandchildren, the lucky lottery winner has four adult children.
       "That day I had to purchase a ticket," she said. "I just had a lucky feeling."
      Radcliff-Yaw said she plans to buy a new house and car and change her hairstyle.
      She purchased her winning ticket at the Fast Stop, 22933 U.S. Highway 80 East, in Statesboro
      Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned more than $11 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs including Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia's Pre-K Program.

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