$10,000 prize claimed

LANSING, September 5, 2007 – Kenneth Alter from Sterling Heights won $10,000 after he matched four white ball numbers and the Mega ball in the August 17 Mega Millions drawing.

The lucky winner checked his numbers in the newspaper and on the Lottery’s Web site.  He hid the ticket at home and had no immediate plans for the prize money.

The winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Hollywood Super Mkt. #5, 2020 Auburn Rd., in Utica.

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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