LANSING, August 14, 2008 – Michigan has a new millionaire! Anthony Hool won $1 million on the Lottery’s $40,000,000 Spectacular instant game.
The regular Lottery player, from Grand Blanc, told Lottery officials that the big win “hadn’t set in yet.”
He plans to put his prize money to good use. Included are buying a new car for his wife, doing a little house work, and saving for his children’s future.
The winning ticket was purchased at Aremia Imported Foods, 11230 S. Saginaw St., in Grand Blanc.
$40,000,000 Spectacular is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 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/.