LANSING, January 21, 2009 – A very lucky Grand Rapids man won six different times on his 8-spot Club Keno ticket and collected a $10,021 prize!
Dave Dalstra matched eight of eight numbers, five of eight numbers and four of eight numbers (three different times) for the win.
Dalstra told Lottery officials in the Grand Rapids office that he had a feeling he was going to win but when it actually occurred, it “took a while for it to set in.” He plans to use the prize money to pay bills.
The lucky winning own-pick ticket was purchaed at The Score Restaurant & Sports, 5301 Northland Dr., in Grand Rapids.
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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