Mega prize claimed

LANSING, September 24, 2007 – A very lucky Ohio winner has claimed a $10,000 Mega Millions prize.

George Andros matched four white balls and the Mega ball to win the prize.  He hid the ticket in a safe deposit box before claiming the prize.  He plans to use the prize money to pay bills.

The winning ticket was sold Clip’s Carry Out, 6218 Memorial Hwy., in Ottawa Lake.

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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