Linwood winner claims prize

LANSING, February 19, 2008 – Patrick Gallagher of Linwood won big when he scratched a $10,000,000 Game Book ticket worth $10,000!

Gallagher, who works as a baker, said he checked his ticket over and over and once he realized it was a winner, was “elated”.

The winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven 154B, 801 N. Henry St., in Bay City.

$10,000,000 Game Book 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.

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