Alpena couple claims jackpot

LANSING, July 10, 2006 – A very lucky couple is $203,967 richer after winning the Fantasy 5 jackpot on July 1.

They matched all five numbers on their own-pick ticket to win the prize.

The lucky winners, who chose to remain anonymous, said they plan to use the money to pay off their mortgage and credit cards.

The “nervous and excited” winners purchased the ticket at Kur Van’s North, 1141 US Highway 23 North, in Alpena.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted 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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