Mom’s the Word for lucky player

LANSING, May 1, 2007 – A very lucky man won a $10,000 prize by scratching the Lottery’s Mom’s the Word Instant ticket.

The lucky winner plans to use the prize money for house projects.  In his free time, William P. Hoey from Sterling Heights enjoys playing the guitar.

The winning ticket was purchased at David’s Mini-Mart, 38100 Van Dyke Ave., in Sterling Heights.

Mom’s the Word is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 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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