Hastings woman is $250,000 richer

LANSING, April 15, 2008 – R. Burch cashed in a huge Mega Millions ticket! She matched the first five white ball numbers without matching the Mega ball in the April 4 drawing to win $250,000!

The Hastings woman purchased the lucky easy pick ticket at Admiral Petroleum Co., 313 N. Broadway St., in Hastings.

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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