Leonard woman “shocked” with win

LANSING, August 12, 2008 – Carolyn Kennedy told Lottery officials that after she read of her $10,000 Mega Millions win, she was “shocked”!

The 47-year-old housewife matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number to win the prize. She plans to use the money to pay bills.

Kennedy purchased the lucky easy pick ticket at Speedway #2322, 57050 Van Dyke Rd., in Washington.

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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