Fenton man claims huge prize

LANSING, September 26, 2007 – Michael Ronthi, a single 44-year-old, matched the first five white ball numbers in the Sept. 14 Mega Millions drawing and won a huge $250,000 prize!

The Fenton man learned of his good fortune from a retailer and couldn’t believe his luck!  His own pick winning ticket will fund the payment of bills, a new truck and then savings for the lucky man.

The regular Lottery player enjoys lifting weights, singing in his church choir and being active in his church.

The winning ticket was purchased at Georgies Corner, 8020 Fenton Rd., in Grand Blanc.

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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