Easy pick ticket wins $10,000

LANSING, May 30, 2007 – Elnora Blue of Detroit is a lucky Mega Millions player!  She matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number in the May 18 drawing to win a $10,000 prize!

The lucky winner said she hid her winning easy pick ticket in her purse before claiming it at the Lottery office in Sterling Heights.

She plans to use the prize money to but a new car.  The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Van Dyke Market, 21209 Van Dyke Ave., in Warren.

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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