LANSING, July 16, 2009 – Emdee Farnworth played Club Keno for the first time and after a 10-spot multi-draw wager, won $15,105! The Evart woman matched seven of 10 numbers and bet the Kicker, which came up a 2X multiplier, matched nine of 10 numbers with a 3X multiplier, and matched zero numbers to win the prize.
Farnworth has made no special plans for the prize money.
The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Riverside Tavern, 3899 Riverside Rd., in Riverside.
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 https://www.michiganlottery.com.
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