LANSING, February 11, 2008 – A very lucky winner is $484,664 richer. He matched all five numbers in the Jan. 27 Fantasy 5 drawing to win the prize.
The anonymous winner said he has played the Lottery for about 15 years and won $1 million on an Instant game in 2001.
The easy pick winner was purchased at Wesco #39, 105 W. State St., in Belding.
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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