$10,000 Mega prize claimed

LANSING, June 13, 2007 – A very lucky Romulus winner has cashed in after matching four white balls, plus the Mega ball in the May 22 Mega Millions drawing.

David Freitag claimed his $10,000 prize at the Lottery office in Dearborn Heights.

The winner said he was “stunned” when he finally realized his ticket was a big winner, he had to check it four times to be sure.

He plans to invest his prize money.  The winning ticket was purchased at Total Tobacco of Wayne, 4908 S. Wayne, in Wayne.

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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