$10,000 prize claimed

LANSING, April 15, 2008 -A lucky Holly man is $10,000 richer! Roko Gjonaj matched four white balls and the Mega ball in the March 7 Mega Millions drawing to win the prize.

The winner, who said he has been playing the Lottery “forever”, plans to use the prize money to pay bills.

The lucky easy pick ticket was purchased at Clark, 9490 S. Saginaw, in Grand Blanc.

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game in Michigan,California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Wagers cost $1 each and tickets may be purchased at nearly 11,000 Michigan 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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