LANSING, November 21, 2008 – Diana Flemmons is a lucky Mega Millions player! She matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number and won $10,000!
The avid gardener was shocked to learn she won the prize and had to double check her numbers again on the Internet. The lucky winner plans to save the prize money.
Flemmons purchased the winning easy-pick ticket at Wagoner’s Your Hometown, 24064 W. McGillen Ave., in Mattawan.
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 2008, the contribution to schools was $740.7 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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