LANSING, March 6, 2009 – Jeffrey Darga of Dearborn was happy to learn he won $10,000 on the Lottery’s Casino Game Book!
Darga hid the winning ticket in his back pocket before cashing it at the Lottery’s Dearborn Heights office. The lucky winner plans to save the prize money.
The winning instant ticket was purchased at Golden Oak Liquor, 24185 Haggerty Rd., in Novi.
Casino Game Book is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 Lottery retailers statewide.
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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