Raffle winners continue to claim prizes

LANSING, January 4, 2008 – Four more Michigan Lottery Millionaire Raffle winners have claimed their prizes!

An anonymous player won his $100,000 with a winning ticket at Cloverleaf Amoco in Southfield.

A Grand Rapids player, who chose to remain anonymous, will use $100,000 to pay bills, including student loans. The winner purchased the ticket at Meijer in Grand Rapids.

A Lincoln Park anonymous player was a $100,000 winner after purchasing a ticket at CVS in Lincoln Park. The avid player “knew it was something good” when officials at a regional office said they could not pay the amount and it would have to paid at Lottery headquarters in Lansing. Winnings will be used to pay off the car and other bills and make investments.

The Party Shop in Tecumseh sold a $1 million winner to an anonymous player who will use the prize money for bills and investments.

Raffle winners already claiming their prizes include the following:

An anonymous player from Sparta, $1 million on a ticket purchased at Party World in Comstock Park.

The 18 Club of Roseville, $1 million on a ticket purchased at the Party Hut in Roseville.

An anonymous player, $1 million on a ticket purchased at Smoker’s Express in Novi.

An anonymous player, $1 million on a ticket purchased at Kroger in Brownstown Township.

A Grand Rapids player, $100,000 on a ticket purchased at B & B Gas Inc. in Farmington.

The MSC Lottery Club of Fenwick, $100,000 on a ticket purchase at Klinkers Korner in Sheridan.

An anonymous player, $100,000 prize on a ticket purchased at Halftime C-Store in Mattawan.

Rita Wellman of Onondaga, $100,000 on a ticket purchased at Zimmerman’s Trading Post in Rives Junction.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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