$35,000 Cashword prize claimed

LANSING, January 13, 2009 – Myrle Carter of Bronson scratched her way to a winning Cashword ticket worth $35,000!

The avid sports fan has no special plans for the money.

The lucky Instant ticket was purchased at Westside Citgo, 709 W. Chicago Rd., in Coldwater.

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 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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