Redford Twp. man claims $10,000 prize

LANSING, July 25, 2008 – The Mega Millions game proved lucky for Steve Ferrebee! On July 4, he matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball to win a $10,000 prize!

The 39-year-old regular Lottery player has no immediate plans for his prize money.

The lucky winning own-pick ticket was purchased at Westland Fuels, Inc., 35425 Ford Rd., in Westland.

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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