$10,000 Mega Millions prize claimed

LANSING, December 7, 2006 – A very lucky South Haven Lottery player matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number to win a $10,000 prize in the Dec. 1 Mega Millions drawing.

Althea Grays was ecstatic about her big win.  She hid the easy pick ticket in her jewelry box before cashing it in at the Lottery’s Wyoming office.  She plans to use the prize money for bills and shopping.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Farmer Jack #443, 19195 Livernois Ave., in Detroit.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com.

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