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Dalton man wins $175,000 GA Lottery jackpot

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Christopher Messer and his big check. Christopher Messer and his big check.
DALTON, GA (WRCB) -

A Dalton man is $175,000 richer after winning at Georgia Lottery's instant game Bingo Mania.

Christopher Messer bought his winning ticket at the Walnut Express in Dalton.

A construction worker, Messer, 42, scratched the ticket while at home.

“I was in shock,” he said.

Messer told lottery officials that he plans to buy his mom a new car with his winnings.

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