$110,727 prize claimed

LANSING, March 6, 2009 – An anonymous Lottery player claimed the first half of the February 25 Fantasy 5 jackpot. The lucky winner and another player shared the jackpot, each receiving $110,724. The player also matched two of five numbers three separate times on the same ticket and won $3, bringing the player’s total winnings to $110,727!

The winning own-pick ticket was purchased at Meijer #209, 12821 Crossover Dr., in DeWitt.

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 over $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 www.michigan.gov/lottery.

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