Winner matches five, wins big

LANSING, December 6, 2006 – David Anson is a very lucky man!  He matched all five white balls, without matching the Mega ball in the November 10 Mega Millions drawing.

The Canton man walked away with a whopping $250,000!

Anson, who has been playing the Lottery since it began, said he “couldn’t believe it” when he realized his ticket was a big winner.

He kept the ticket on the refrigerator and plans to use the money to pay bills.

The lucky easy-pick ticket was purchased at Levan Wine & Deli Shoppe, 36217 Plymouth, in Livonia.

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 $686.3 million.

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

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