Student cashes in with Club Keno

LANSING, December 3, 2007 – Christin Ament is a very lucky lady! She matched all eight numbers in an 8-Spot Club Keno game, plus two smaller prizes, to win $20,022.

The Mattawan winner said she was having dinner with her whole family when her numbers appeared on the screen, the restaurant manager confirmed the big win telling her ?you won- a lot!” She used family members birthdays to select her own pick numbers.

Ament plans to use the prize money to pay off her student loans. She purchased the lucky ticket at Zeb’s Trading Company, 7990 S. 8th St., in Kalamazoo.

Club Keno offers 37 different ways to play and win. Players can wager $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10 or $20 per drawing and tickets can be purchased for up to 20 drawings at a time. Players win Club Keno by matching some or all of the numbers they have selected to the numbers drawn. The more numbers matched, the more the player wins.

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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