Southfield man claims Mega Millions prize

LANSING, March 12, 2007 – Cecil Hamilton is a very lucky man!  He claimed a $10,000 prize from the March 6 Mega Millions drawing.  Hamilton matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number to win the prize.

The lucky winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Jefferson Liquor Mart, 7875 E. Jefferson Ave., in Detroit.

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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