LANSING, July 18, 2006 – A very lucky Muskegon woman’s persistence finally paid off. The regular Lottery player matched all five Fantasy 5 numbers to win a $135,360 prize!
The 58-year-old State of Michigan employee, who opted to remain anonymous, has played the Lottery since its inception in 1972.
She was “shocked” to learn of her good fortune and immediately gave her winning own pick ticket to her sister for safe keeping. She plans to pay bills and save the rest of her prize money. In her free time, she enjoys gambling, gardening and yard work.
The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Sunny Mart, 1301 E. Apple Ave., in Muskegon.
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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.
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