Lucky Dearborn Fisherman Reels In Michigan Rolldown Jackpot Prize; Collects $21,634!

LANSING, March 28, 2002 – A very fortunate Dearborn man matched all five numbers in the March 26 Michigan Rolldown drawing to win a $21,634 jackpot! The winning numbers for the March 26 drawing were: 4, 6, 13, 21 and 28.

The winning "easy pick" ticket was purchased at Cudas East, 14306 Michigan Ave., in Dearborn.

In total for the March 26 drawing, 23,770 winners shared $73,363 in prizes. In addition to the sole jackpot winner, 114 winners matched four numbers to win a $77 prize; 2,412 matched three numbers to win a $9 prize; and 21,243 matched two numbers to win $1.

"I was amazed when I saw the winning numbers on television and realized I had won," the winner said.

The lucky 70-year-old, a pipefitter at Ford Motor Company who requested anonymity, said he kept the winning ticket locked in a safe prior to claiming his prize at the Lottery’s regional office in Dearborn Heights. He added that he enjoys fishing in his free time, and that he plans to use his winnings to pay bills.

Michigan Rolldown’s first drawing was held on February 28, 2000. Drawings are held six days a week—Monday through Saturday—at 7:28 p.m., and the cost to play is $1 per wager. Tickets are

available at more than 7,000 Lottery retailers statewide. Also, effective March 4 through March 30, Michigan Rolldown players can once again take advantage of the "Bonus Play" promotion, which offers players who purchase a ticket with five wagers or more an "easy pick" ticket—absolutely free! Players who purchase a 10-panel ticket will receive two free "easy picks."

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