Regular Lottery player wins $27,000

LANSING, January 29, 2008 – A very lucky woman scratched a Doubling Red 7s instant ticket and won the top $27,000 prize!

The regular Lottery player, who opted to remain anonymous, purchased the winning ticket at Thrifty Drug Co., 5240 Lapeer Rd., in Burton.

Doubling Red 7s is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 Lottery retailers statewide.

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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