Southfield player wins big

LANSING, December 6, 2006 – Thamira Easa was very lucky when the easy pick ticket she purchased matched four white balls, plus the Mega ball to win $10,000 in the October 27 Mega Millions drawing!

The winner was “very excited” and hid the ticket between her pillows. She plans to use her prize money to buy Christmas gifts.

The lucky ticket was purchased at Venoy Gas, 2910 Venoy Rd., in Wayne.

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game in Michigan, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Wagers cost $1 each and tickets may be purchased at nearly 11,000 Michigan Lottery retailers statewide.

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 2006, the contribution was $688 million.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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