Houston County man wins $227K Fantasy 5 drawing

Staff reportsNovember 6, 2012 

A Houston County man has won more than $200,000 in a Fantasy 5 drawing.

Gerald Miller of Bonaire claimed his prize Oct. 22 at the Georgia Lottery district office in Macon, according to a statement from the Georgia Lottery.

The winning ticket carrying a jackpot prize was sold at the Discount Mart, at 2991 Moody Road in Bonaire. The winning ticket worth $227,245 was from the Sept. 22 Fantasy 5 drawing.

Miller, 51, said one word -- “joy” -- captured his feelings about his good fortune when he checked the Georgia Lottery’s website and learned that he had won.

“I’ll make house repairs and pay off bills,” Miller said. “I’ll help my kids in school and pay off my credit cards.”

The winning numbers from the Sept. 22 drawing were: 6-23-27-32-37.

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