Buford: 71 Year-old Local Wins $1 Million!
A 71-year old retired postman from Buford has won $1 Million at a scratch off game. Eddie Beard’s luck came from a $20 scratch card, the Georgia Lottery’s 20th purchased his ticket at a store located at 1875 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Buford, Wee Willy’s.
Many had joked that this was his late retirement gift. However, the newest millionaire, who resigned from his post 2 years ago, does not have any idea on how to spend his money just yet.
In his press release with the Georgia Lottery, he said, “I was shocked, I wanted to go sleep, but I was excited, of course.”
There are two other Georgia residents who had won the top prizes in the Georgia Lottery: Maurice Matthews of Douglasville, 65 years old, and Regina Williams of McDonough, 48 years old.
The Georgia Lottery’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza instant game. He had Anniversary Extravaganza is a game where residents can win cash prizes instantly.
Well we have some suggestions for Eddie!