43-year-old wins $10,000

LANSING, March 13, 2009 – An Algonac man is $10,000 richer after playing the Lottery’s Mega Millions game! Kevin Schultz matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number in the February 24 drawing to win the prize.

The lucky man told Lottery officials in Sterling Heights that he was excited with the win. He plans to use the prize money to pay bills.

Schultz purchased the lucky winning easy-pick ticket at Marathon Express-Algonac, 5400 Pte Tremble, in Algonac.

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game in Michigan, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Wagers cost $1 each and tickets may be purchased at nearly 11,000 Michigan 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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