Saginaw woman wins $35,000

LANSING, February 27, 2008 – Constance Duquette of Saginaw didn’t believe her eyes when she scratched a winning Double Triple Cashword instant ticket! She was holding on to the top $35,000 prize!

The lucky 54-year-old regular Lottery player plans to pay off bills, pay for college and then save the rest of her prize money.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Meijer #42, 8400 Gratiot Rd., in Saginaw.

Double Triple Cashword 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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