lottery officials announced Friday that they will give away free lottery tickets to the lucky winner in every state in the United States.

    The state lottery announced the giveaway on its website, and it also released an interactive map that shows where lottery ticket holders can get a free ticket and where to find more free tickets.

    The lottery said more than 17 million people have registered for a chance to win $2,000 each in prize money.


    Lottery officials said in a statement the winner will receive a $100 gift card.

    “This is a huge win for Georgia, one of the first states to implement this program and the first to be a state with a lottery program,” said Tom Larkin, executive director of the Georgia Lottery.

    The lottery also announced Friday it will donate the prize money to the University of Georgia’s School of Medicine.

    Georgia Gov.

    Nathan Deal announced the program on Twitter.

    The state has 1.5 million tickets sold.

    The lottery was founded in 1894 and has been awarded $1.6 billion in prizes in its 50-year history.

    The winner will also receive $500,000 in a matching gift to the Georgia Department of Public Safety.