Winner claims $10,000

LANSING, September 5, 2007 – A very lucky man, who has only been playing the Lottery for four years, won $10,000 when he scratched a winning $10,000,000 Game Book Instant ticket.

Gordon Wurster of Canton hid the ticket in his lunch box before claiming his big prize.  He plans to use the money to pay off a loan and ?have a good weekend”.

The winning ticket was purchased at Haggerty & Joy Mobil, 8773 N. Haggerty Rd., in Canton.

$10,000,000 Game Book is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 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.

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