Player claims big prize

LANSING, May 10, 2006 – A lucky Fort Gratiot man, who chose to remain anonymous, matched all five numbers in the April 18 Fantasy 5 drawing to win $102,789!

The lucky player said he plans to use the money to pay off his home.  He purchased the winning ticket at D Brothers Party Store #11, 3030 N. River Rd., in Fort Gratiot.

Fantasy 5 is the Michigan Lottery’s game which replaced Michigan Roll Down.  Drawings for the game are held seven days a week.  Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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

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