Fantasy 5 prize claimed by Detroit man

LANSING, October 10, 2008 – A lucky man from Detroit claimed his October 2 Fantasy 5 jackpot at Lottery Central. The anonymous player matched all five numbers and won $183,132!

The lucky winning own-pick ticket was purchased at Wally’s Mini Market, 1124 Joslyn Ave., in Pontiac.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week. Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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 2008, the contribution to schools was over $740 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $15 billion to education in Michigan.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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