$259,213 prize claimed

LANSING, July 11, 2008 – A lucky Detroit woman is $259,213 richer after matching all five numbers in the June 18 Fantasy 5 drawing!

The anonymous woman, who is a regular Lottery player, was excited with her win. She picked her own numbers “at random” and plans to use the prize money on family and home repairs.

The lucky ticket was purchased at Metro Food Center, 6461 W. Warren Ave., in Detroit.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week. Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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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