Great-Grandmother Celebrates 80th Birthday with $300,000 Lottery Win


Life is golden for one Mableton, Georgia great-grandmother.

Betty Teminsky has won a $300,000 prize playing the new Georgia Lottery instant game $3,000,000 Taxes Paid and will celebrate her 80th birthday on Feb. 6.

This is amazing to me. It’s really unbelievable, Teminsky said. I have never dreamed of anything like this.

The great-grandmother of two said she won $30 moments before scratching her big win. She was grocery shopping with her daughter in Mableton, when she purchased the tickets.

I held it up to my chest, and I went to my daughter, she recalled.

Teminsky, who also has one granddaughter, is thrilled to pieces over her lottery win.

She plans to celebrate with a vacation.

I am so happy, she exclaimed.

Well, who wouldn’t be?

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