Flint couple claims jackpot

LANSING, April 8, 2008 – A very lucky couple from Flint will use their March 24 $105,000 Fantasy 5 prize to provide for the future.

The winners, who said they are not regular Lottery players, purchased the ticket with the $2 change from another purchase.

The winning easy pick ticket was purchased at Speedway #8752, 5252 Miller Rd., in Flint.

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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