Detroit woman claims $110,000 prize!

LANSING, June 15, 2009 – Sandra Harris “thanked Jesus” when she matched all five numbers in the May 20 Fantasy 5 drawing and won $110,000!

The lucky woman hid the winning ticket behind a picture before cashing it at Lottery Central in Lansing. Harris plans to pay her mortgage and help her daughter pay off her student loans with the prize money.

The winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at Hanan Petroleum, Inc., 16140 W. McNichols Rd., in Detroit.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com.

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