Gwinn woman grabs $300,000 prize

LANSING, September 7, 2007 – Linda Ketola is a very lucky lady!  She scratched a top-prize winning 3 Times Lucky instant ticket to win $300,000!

The winner, who works at the store where she purchased the ticket, claimed her big prize on her birthday!

She hid the ticket in a drawer and plans to use the prize money to buy a new car, remodel her home and visit her daughter when she finishes boot camp for the Air Force.

The winning ticket was purchased at Porky’s Party Store, 36 E. Stephenson Ave., in Gwinn.

3 Times Lucky 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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