Mt. Pleasant man happy with first big win

LANSING, November 21, 2007 – A longtime Lottery player plans to grow his business with his recent $250,000 win from the Lottery’s Mega Millions game.

Tam Bui matched all five white ball numbers in the Nov. 16 drawing to win the prize.

He purchased the easy pick winning ticket at Meijer #195, 6405 B Drive North, in Battle Creek.

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.

Over 95 cents of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets is returned to the state in the form of contributions to the state School Aid Fund, prizes to players and commissions to retailers. In fiscal year 2007, the contribution to schools was $748.9 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $14.3 billion to education in Michigan.

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

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