$40,004 Club Keno prize claimed

LANSING, April 15, 2008 – A Warren man selected the Kicker option, bet $2 a draw, and won two different times on a Club Keno ticket for a whopping $40,004 prize!

Guy Johnston played an 8-spot game and matched all eight with a 2X kicker and matched four on a separate draw with a 1X kicker. He bet $2 a draw for a grand total of $40,004.

The lucky winner is a regular Club Keno player who plans to use his prize money to pay bills.

The 60-year-old retiree purchased his lucky ticket at Daytona North Inc., 66280 North Ave., in Ray Center.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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