Lottery to select finalists for $500,000 drawing

LANSING, December 6, 2007 – Treasure Tree, one of the Michigan Lottery’s newest Instant tickets, means it’s time to start celebrating the holiday season!

Treasure Tree has two top prizes of $500,000. While one will be awarded to a lucky player who scratches the winning ticket, the other will be given away in a live, second chance drawing on January 15, 2008 at The Palace of Auburn Hills during halftime of the Detroit Pistons – Toronto Raptors game.

To enter the drawing for the $500,000, just mail one non-winning Treasure Tree ticket to the address on the ticket by the January 2, 2008 deadline. Players are also able to enter their non-winning ticket on the Lottery’s Player City Web site,

The five lucky finalists who will participate in the $500,000 drawing will be selected by the Michigan Lottery on January 4, 2008. Finalists will be notified by phone that day and also by mail.

Treasure Tree tickets are now on sale, so make sure to get yours today. You could be half a million dollars richer! Michigan Lottery Instant games, It’s how holiday fun is done!

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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