$15,000 prize sparks “winner fever”

LANSING, March 12, 2009 – An overwhelmed Detroit player is the lucky winner of a top $15,000 prize in the Lottery’s Winner Fever instant game.

This is the second time Doris Howard has won a $15,000 prize. She plans to buy a car and pay bills with the prize money.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Sunshine Party Shoppe, 15349 W. McNichols Rd., in Detroit.

Winner Fever 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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