Player gets strike with Club Keno

LANSING, March 18, 2008 – Emery Yankovitch of Warren really cashed in when he matched all eight numbers in an 8-Spot Club Keno game.

The regular player said he was in “shock and disbelief” when he realized he had won a total of $10,019.

The winning own pick ticket was purchased at Shore Crest Lanes, 23117 Harper, in St. Clair Shores.

Club Keno offers 37 different ways to play and win. Players can wager $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10 or $20 per drawing and tickets can be purchased for up to 20 drawings at a time. Players win Club Keno by matching some or all of the numbers they have selected to the numbers drawn. The more numbers matched, the more the player wins.

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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