Winner elated with $35,000 prize

LANSING, November 9, 2007 – A regular instant Lottery player scratched her was to the top $35,000 prize on the Cashword instant ticket.

The winner, who opted to remain anonymous, had the ticket in her purse before cashing it in at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office.  She plans to pay bills with her prize money.

The winning ticket was purchased at Wixom Fuel, 28055 S. Wixom Rd., in Wixom.

Cashword 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.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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