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Instant ticket delivers instant fortune for Guyton man
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Samuel Bazemore and his family show off his $2.5 million check for winning in the Millionaire Jumbo Bucks instant ticket game. Bazemore lives in Guyton and purchased his ticket at the Snack Barrel at Highways 21 and 275. - photo by Photo by Pat Donahue

With the oversized check in his name in his hands, Samuel Bazemore doesn’t think his life will change all that much.
Even if his and his family’s future will look a little different.

Georgia Lottery officials awarded Bazemore a check Wednesday morning for $2.5 million, the amount of his winnings from playing the Millionaire Jumbo Bucks instant ticket game.

He bought the ticket at the Snack Barrel, at the corner of Highways 21 and 275, from store clerk Leslie Garvin.

For the complete story, see Friday's edition of the Effingham Herald.