Otsego winner claims prize

LANSING, January 11, 2008 – A very lucky winner has claimed $141,886 after matching all five numbers in the Dec. 13 Fantasy 5 drawing.

The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, said she has been playing the Lottery since 1972 and plans to use her prize money to pay bills and take her grandkids to Disney World.

The winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Otsego Party Store, 629 S. Farmer St., in Otsego.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week. Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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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