$10,000 Club Keno prize claimed

LANSING, January 11, 2008 – Matt Johnson of Lasalle matched all eight numbers in his 8-spot Club Keno game and won a huge $10,000 prize!

The winner picked his own numbers at random and hid his ticket in his pocket prior to cashing it in at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office. He has no immediate plans for his prize money.

The own pick winning ticket was purchased at Ma Doom’s Lasalle Bar, 12967 S. Dixie Hwy, in Lasalle.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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