LANSING, July 25, 2008 – A very lucky Swartz Creek woman claimed a $10,002 prize from the Feb. 19 Mega Millions game.
Rebecca Halloun matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number and won $10,000. She also matched the gold Mega ball on another line on the same ticket and won an additional $2.
The lucky winner has no immediate plans for the prize money.
The winning easy pick ticket was purchased at BP, 4513 W. Pasedena Ave., in Flint.
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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