Huge Club Keno prize claimed

LANSING, April 29, 2009 – A lucky 40-year-old man is $10,002 richer after playing an easy-pick Club Keno ticket! Dan Kropchak played an 8-spot game and matched eight of eight and four of eight on the same ticket to win the prize.

The regular Lottery player from Macomb has no special plans for the prize money.

Kropchak purchased the lucky winning easy-pick ticket at Goldie’s Saloon, 45330 Romeo Plank, in Macomb.

Club Keno offers 37 different ways to play and win. Players can wager $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10 or $20 per drawing and tickets can be purchased for up to 20 drawings at a time. Players win Club Keno by matching some or all of the numbers they have selected to the numbers drawn. The more numbers matched, the more the player wins. The Kicker option allows players to multiply their winnings by up to 10 times!

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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