LANSING, December 22, 1998 – William Jablonski of Fair Haven got an early holiday gift when he won a $10,000 prize on a Michigan Lottery "Jingle Bills" instant ticket.
The 32-year-old winner purchased the winning ticket at Tobacco To Go #5, 35730 Green St., in New Baltimore.
The pizza maker for Father & Son Pizza said he has been playing the Lottery for the past 14 years, and he regularly plays the Michigan Lotto, The Big Game, the Daily games and instant tickets.
Prior to turning in the winning ticket at the Lottery’s regional office in Sterling Heights, Jablonski kept the ticket in his wallet for safe-keeping. The Fair Haven man said he plans to use his winnings to pay bills.
"Jingle Bills" is a popular $5 holiday-themed ticket with a top instant prize of $250,000! Michigan Lottery instant tickets are available at more than 9,300 Michigan Lottery retailers statewide.
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