$50,010 prize claimed

LANSING, January 15, 2009 – An anonymous Lottery player claimed the first half of the December 18 Fantasy 5 jackpot. The lucky winner and another player shared the jackpot, each receiving $50,000. On the same bet, the winner also matched three of five numbers to win $10, bringing the lucky winner’s total to $50,010.

The lucky winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at CVS/Pharmacy 08029 , 2025 Fort St., in Wyandotte.

Fantasy 5 drawings are conducted seven days a week. Jackpots start at $100,000 and grow by approximately $5,000 daily.

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 $740.7 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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