Club Keno prize “kicked up”

LANSING, January 21, 2009 – A very lucky woman won a $10,000 Club Keno prize after she matched nine of 10 numbers in a 10-spot game. The normal prize payout is $5,000 but Paula Wisenbaugh selected the Kicker option which came up as 2X.

The Flint woman was surprised when her numbers were selected. She has no immediate plans for the prize money.

The lucky winning easy-pick ticket was purchaed at Galaxy Lanes, 2226 E. Hill Rd. in Grand Blanc.

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

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