Fantasy 5 ticket claimed

LANSING, January 15, 2009 – An anonymous woman claimed a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $110,001. The lucky woman matched five of five numbers to win $110,000. On the same ticket, she matched two of five numbers to win $1, bringing her total winnings in the December 22 drawing to $110,001!

The lucky winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at Forward #26 W Branch Min , 600 W. Houghton Ave., in West Branch.

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 $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

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