Mega Millions prize claimed

LANSING, April 28, 2008 – A lucky man claimed a $10,000 prize when he matched four white ball numbers and the gold ball number in the April 15 Mega Millions drawing!

Mario Hermosillo, from Ypsilanti, purchased the lucky winning easy pick ticket at Michigan & Prospect One Stop, 501 E. Michigan Ave., in Ypsilanti.

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

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