$10,000 Mega prize claimed

LANSING, April 19, 2007 – A very lucky Clinton Township woman won $10,000 when she matched four white ball numbers and the Mega ball in the April 13 Mega Millions drawing.

Darlene Schadewald, who has been playing the Lottery for 30 years, said she hid the winning ticket in her bedroom before cashing it in and plans to save her prize money.

The winning own pick ticket was purchased at D Brothers Party Store, 20101 Carlier St., in Clinton Township.

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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