Regular Lottery player wins $10,000

LANSING, December 21, 2006 – Gloria Ibe from Canton was “very excited” with her easy pick $10,000 win.  Ibe matched four white ball numbers and the Mega ball number to win the Mega Millions third-tier prize.

The lucky winner, who is a nurse, plans to pay bills with her prize money.

The winning ticket was purchased at Grapevine Wine & Deli, 44285 Ford Rd., in Canton.

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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