LANSING, February 20, 2009 – Lisa Vasquez cried when she matched all the numbers on her 8-spot Club Keno ticket. The lucky woman from Lincoln Park won $10,000!
Vasquez hid the winning ticket in a drawer before claiming it at the Lottery’s Dearborn Heights office. She plans to have fun with some of the winnings and save the rest.
The lucky winning own-pick ticket was purchased at Indian Lanes, 4500 13th Street, in Wyandotte.
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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