Waldron woman wins $10,000 prize

LANSING, June 15, 2009 – Jenny Farnham cashed in when she matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number on her May 12 Mega Millions ticket. The Waldron woman won $10,000.

Farnham purchased the lucky winning easy-pick ticket at Friendly Store, 103 S. Main St., in Waldron.

Mega Millions is a multi-state lottery game in Michigan, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Wagers cost $1 each and tickets may be purchased at nearly 11,000 Michigan 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.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at https://www.michiganlottery.com.

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