First time player wins big

LANSING, June 21, 2006 – Karen Hutchison has beginner’s luck!  She won $10,000 playing Club Keno her first time. 

The lucky player from Monroe, chose her winning numbers based on the birthdates, anniversaries and ages of her family members.

She plans to use the money to pay for a new TV, camcorder and pay for her children?s school.  Hutchison is an X-Ray technician and enjoys spending time with her kids.

The lucky winner purchased the ticket at Beek’s Bar and Grille, 120 E. Front St., in Monroe.

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

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