Thompsonville man claims Mega Millions prize

LANSING, December 18, 2006 – Boyd Clampitt purchased a very lucky easy pick ticket earlier this week!  The Thompsonville man matched enough numbers to win a third-tier $10,000 prize in the Mega Millions game.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Thompsonville View Mini Mart, 13033 Cadillac Hwy, in Thompsonville.

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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