LANSING, March 26, 2008 – Sandra Mitchell is a very lucky $40,000,000 Spectacular player! She scratched her way to a second-tier $10,000 prize!
The longtime Lottery player hid the winning ticket in her jacket prior to cashing it at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office. She told Lottery officials that she was very surprised with her win. She plans to use the prize money to “fix-up” her house.
Mitchell purchased her lucky winning ticket at Value Center, 22700 Ryan Rd., in Warren.
$40,000,000 Spectacular 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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.
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