One Word Cashword prize claimed

LANSING, March 13, 2009 – A very lucky anonymous man is the latest winner of a $35,000 One Word Cashword prize. The man revealed 10 words on the ticket to win the prize.

The man told Lottery officials that he was very surprised with his win and that he plans to save the prize money.

The lucky Instant ticket was purchased at Forward #25 Beaverton, 109 Ross St., in Beaverton.

Cashword 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.

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