Sault Ste. Marie man wins $162,958

LANSING, August 4, 2006 – A very lucky Upper Peninsula man matched all five Fantasy 5 numbers to win a $162,958 prize!

The longtime Lottery player watched the live drawing and couldn’t believe his eyes when all of his numbers appeared on the screen.  He had to double check on the Lottery’s Web site just to make sure that he really won.  He told Lottery officials that he was very excited about winning his prize.

The lucky winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Soo Corner Store, 200 E. Portage Ave., in Sault Ste. Marie.

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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