Bonus Word Cashword prize claimed

LANSING, September 16, 2008 – An anonymous man claimed a top Bonus Word Cashword instant ticket prize.  He won a whopping $35,000 prize!

The lucky Lottery player purchased his winning ticket at Uncle Boomba’s, 1010 S. Lapeer Rd., in Oxford.

Bonus Word Cashword 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.

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