Fain, a retired service technician, redeemed a free ticket at Jalaram Food Shop, 4551 Brownsville Road in Powder Springs, for the Elegant Riches instant ticket.
He scratched it in his truck.
“I thought that I was about to pass out,” Fain said.
Fain has an adult child with his wife, Cindy, and two grandchildren. Fain said he has no plans at the moment for his winnings.
Fain claimed his prize Monday at the Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.