More than half of Raffle’s $100,000 winners have claimed prizes

LANSING, June 20, 2007 – Seven more winners in the Michigan Lottery’s Super Raffle game have claimed their prizes in Lansing, bringing the total number of claimants in the top two prize tiers to 18.

In addition to the two $2 million prizes and the 25 $100,000 prizes, 4,500 ticket holders are eligible for $500 prizes.  Those prizes can be claimed at any Lottery retailer.

Below is information on Wednesday’s prize claimants.

David Lollie of Warren is $100,000 richer winning on a ticket he purchased at the A & B Wine Shoppe in Warren.  Lollie, a long-time Lottery player, said he’ll invest the money toward retirement.

The Novi Fill Up on Novi Road in Novi sold a $100,000 ticket to a lucky South Lyon winner, who has no specific plans for the prize money.

Two lucky players from Fremont and Lansing are sharing a $100,000 prize from a ticket they purchased at Rellis in DeWitt.  They plan to use the winnings for retirement, remodeling and some “fun stuff”!

Iron Mike’s Eatery Tavern in New Boston sold a winning ticket $100,000 ticket.

An anonymous player from Taylor was a winner with a ticket purchased at the 7-11 in Garden City.  The winner hopes to do some home renovation, including remodeling and adding on to the current structure.

A self-employed Macomb winner, who purchased his ticket at the Shelby Get N Go, will invest his $100,000 prize.

James Thompson of Portage bought his winning $100,000 ticket at the Portage Amoco in Portage.  He doesn’t have specific plans for the prize money, but a birthday party for his 3-year old grandson is one item he’ll be considering!

In addition to Wednesday’s claims, on Monday and Tuesday, the Lottery paid prizes to 10 $100,000 winners and one $2 million winner.  Winners have one year from the date of the drawing to claim a prize.

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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