$10,000 Mega prize claimed

LANSING, January 23, 2007 – Jeffrey Hurst is a very lucky Lottery player!  The Monroe man matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball to win $10,000 from the Jan. 16 Mega Millions drawing.

The 43-year-old regular Lottery player couldn’t believe his luck when he stopped at a gas station to have his ticket validated.  Hurst plans to use the easy pick prize money to pay bills.

The winning ticket was purchased at Perkey Pantry Dundee #7, 549 E. Monroe St., in Dundee.

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/intro.

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