Clinton Township winner cashes in

LANSING, April 16, 2008 – Lawrence Sosin is a very lucky guy! He scratched a winning Cashword ticket worth $35,000.

The winner was in disbelief when he scratched his ticket and hid the ticket in a safe place before claiming his prize at the Lottery’s office Sterling Heights.

The winner has no immediate plans for his prize money. The lucky ticket was purchased at Country Party Store, 23750 Greater Mack Ave., in St. Clair Shores.

Cashword 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.

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