Player wins $10,000

LANSING, March 1, 2007 – Christopher Angle is a very excited man!  He won $10,000 when he matched four white balls, plus the Mega ball in the Feb. 13 Mega Millions drawing.

The Royal Oak man said he checked his ticket at the store where he purchased it and then hid it in his pocket before claiming his prize at the Lottery office in Sterling Heights.

The easy pick ticket was purchased at Fuddrucker’s Restaurant, 40955 Van Dyke, in Sterling Heights.

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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