$10,000 Mega Millions prize claimed

LANSING, July 11, 2008 – A 52-year-old regular Lottery player from Lake Orion won a $10,000 prize, matching four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball on June 27. She also matched two different times to win an additional $5.

Eva Hall was “shocked” when she learned of her win over breakfast. She plans to use the easy pick winnings to pay bills.

Hall purchased the lucky winning ticket at Orion Keg & Wine Party Store, 2250 S. Baldwin Rd., in Lake Orion.

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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