$140,000 Heart of Gold top prize claimed!

LANSING, January 15, 2009 – An anonymous Lottery player was the very lucky winner of $140,000 on the Lottery’s Heart of Gold Instant ticket.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Saroki’s Party Store, 2167 N. Wixom Rd., in Wixom.

Heart of Gold  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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