Mega Millions player wins $10,000

LANSING, July 23, 2007 – Sarkis Toomajanian is a very lucky St. Clair Shores man.  He matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball in the July 17 Mega Millions drawing a won and huge $10,000 prize!

Toomajanian learned of his good fortune from watching T.V. He hid his own pick ticket in his “stockings” and plans to save all of his prize money.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Kroger #495, 23191 Marter Rd., in St. Clair Shores.

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

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