$5 bet turns in to $10,015 Club Keno win

LANSING, April 24, 2006- A very lucky Benton Harbor man is the lucky winner of a $10,015 Club Keno prize.  The man bet $5 a draw and matched all seven number in the 7-spot game to win the money.

The regular Lottery player was in disbelief when all of his own numbers came up on the screen.  He picked his numbers from family birthdates and plans to use the money to try his luck with the Lottery again.  He enjoys stock car racing, casinos and hunting in his free time.

The lucky ticket was purchased at Louies Sports Bar, 1740 M 139, in Benton Harbor.

Club Keno offers 37 different ways to play and win.  Players can wager $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10 or $20 per drawing and tickets can be purchased for up to 20 drawings at a time.  Players win Club Keno by matching some or all of the numbers they have selected to the numbers drawn.  The more numbers matched, the more the player wins.

All proceeds from the Lottery are contributed to the state School Aid Fund which supports kindergarten through 12th grade public education in Michigan.  In fiscal year 2005, the contribution was $667.6 million.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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