LANSING, November 7, 2008 – Five more lucky Lottery players have come forward to claim their Super Raffle prizes, including the winner of the second $2 million prize.
Just two days after the Super Raffle drawing, the Michigan Lottery has paid out over $4 million in prize money to nine lucky winners.
An anonymous Lottery player was the winner of the second $2 million prize. The winning ticket was purchased at the Bridge Lake Market in Clarkston.
Additionally, four anonymous players each claimed a $100,000 prize. The lucky tickets were purchased at the Red Oak Lounge in Sanford, Goldsworthy’s Marathon in Hastings, Marias Italian Bakery in Ypsilanti, and Lyons Mini Mart in South Lyon.
Winners claiming top prizes yesterday include an anonymous Lottery club who collected a $2 million prize on a ticket purchased at the Mug and Jug Party Shop in Farmington, and t hree players who anonymously claimed prizes of $100,000. The winning $100,000 tickets were purchased at the Mayflower Market in Plymouth, Northwestern Shell in Farmington Hills, and the Windmill Truck Stop in Dimondale.
The Super Raffle game that was drawn Wednesday was the fourth Super Raffle offered by the Lottery. Featured were two prizes of $2 million each, 20 prizes of $100,000, 4,000 prizes of $500 and 10,000 prizes of $100.
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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.
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