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Georgia man claims $270 million jackpot

25 February 2008

GEORGIA -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Portal, GA is a town of about 600 people but on Friday night one of their residents landed the massive $270 million jackpot in the multi-state MEGA Millions drawing.

According to the lucky winner is Robert Harris, a father of two who, up until Friday night, was living in a mobile home with his wife and kids and drove into Atlanta everyday to work on skyscrapers.

Harris was quick to tell the Atlanta paper, "that's about to change. I used to live in a trailer. And I used to be an iron worker."

Winning numbers for the MEGA Millions drawing on Friday were 7, 12, 13, 19 and 22. The Mega Ball number was 10.

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