Winner gets doubling prize

LANSING, April 16, 2008 – It was a big payday for one lucky Harrison man! He scratched a winning Doubling Red 7s ticket to win $27,000!

The anonymous winner said he was “nervous” once he realized the ticket was a big winner. He plans to use the prize money to pay bills.

The lucky ticket was purchased at Sunrise Store #16, 111 N. 1st St., in Harrison.

Doubling Red 7s 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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