$250,000 prize claimed

LANSING, March 12, 2007 – A very lucky Detroit woman claimed a $250,000 prize today.  On March 6, she matched the first five white ball numbers to win the Mega Millions prize.

A. Comer purchased the winning easy pick ticket at O’Grand Market, 11191 Grand River 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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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