LANSING, October 5, 1999 — Rashidah Assaf of Eastpointe, who enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time, whips up many tasty treats from "scratch." She recently received another great treat upon "starting from scratch" — one of the $1,000,000 top prizes in the Michigan Lottery’s "Millennium Millions" instant game!
"I scratched the ticket off at home and didn’t realize right away that I had won something," Assaf said. "I had my son look at the ticket and he couldn’t believe his eyes! We both almost passed out when we realized what I had won. Everyone in the family is just going crazy over this!"
The 40-year-old homemaker purchased the winning ticket at D Brothers Party Store Inc. III, 39650 Jefferson Ave., in Harrison Township.
The lucky lady said she only occasionally plays Michigan Lottery games. She added that she really enjoys the variety of games the Lottery offers. Assaf said she doesn’t have any immediate plans for her winnings.
"I am still thinking about what I want to do with the money," she said. "This is all still so new to me!"
"Millennium Millions" is just one of many Michigan Lottery instant tickets available at more than 9,300 Michigan Lottery retailers statewide.