Manistee winner claims big prize

LANSING, September 24, 2007 – A very lucky winner, who chose to remain anonymous, matched all five numbers in the Sept. 18 Fantasy 5 drawing to win $110,000!

The winner said he has been playing the Lottery since 1972 and was “very, very happy” with the win.

He plans to use the prize money to buy a new car and make a down payment on a house.

The winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Book Mark of Manistee, 348 River St., in Manistee.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week.  Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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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