$10,000 Mega Millions prize claimed

LANSING, June 2, 2008 – Bethelee Brown-Walker is a very lucky Mega Millions player! The Grand Blanc woman matched four white balls and the gold Mega ball in the May 23 drawing and won $10,000!

Brown-Walker plans to use the prize money to purchase new appliances.

The lucky easy pick ticket was purchased at Wine Barrel Party Shop, 5458 Perry Rd., in Grand Blanc.

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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