LANSING, June 15, 2009 – Bill Wishart of Gaylord is a very lucky Lottery player. He matched five numbers in the May 25 Fantasy 5 drawing and won $183,210!
The regular Lottery player plans to pay bills and share his prize money with his daughters.
The lucky winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven 089B , 134 N. Center Ave., in Gaylord.
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 $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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