Fantasy 5 jackpot split – first portion claimed

LANSING, January 4, 2007 – The first half of the Dec. 27, 2006 Fantasy 5 jackpot was claimed this morning. A very lucky anonymous man cashed in his easy pick ticket worth $52,500.

The winner purchased the ticket at Augusta Shell #1030, 101 E. Michigan Ave., in Augusta.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week. Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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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