Sterling Heights man claims Club Keno prize

LANSING, June 10, 2009 – Les Rector of Sterling Heights was the lucky winner of a $10,250 Club Keno prize. Rector played a 5-spot game and matched five of five numbers, bet $10 a wager and played the Kicker to win the prize.

The lucky man kept the winning ticket in his wallet before cashing it at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office. He plans to save his winnings.

The lucky easy-pick ticket was purchased at Mackenzie Tavern, 40860 Van Dyke, in Sterling Heights.

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.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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