LANSING, December 10, 2008 – A very lucky anonymous regular Club Keno player won big! The player matched eight of eight numbers and four of eight numbers on her ticket to win a $10,002 prize!
The winner kept her ticket in the bank prior to cashing it at the Lottery’s Dearborn Heights office. She plans to “bring her family home for a special day” with the prize money. She enjoys playing Club Keno in her free time.
The lucky winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at Joe D’s Bar, 29242 Ford Rd., in Garden City.
Club Keno offers 37 different ways to play and win. Players can wager $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10 or $20 per drawing and tickets can be purchased for up to 20 drawings at a time. Players win Club Keno by matching some or all of the numbers they have selected to the numbers drawn. The more numbers matched, the more the player wins. The Kicker option allows players to multiply their winnings by up to 10 times!
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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