LANSING, July 20, 2009 – Amanda Olson was the lucky winner of serveral pirzes in Club Keno. Olson, who had a multi-draw ticket, played an 8-spot wager and matched four of eight numbers and bet the Kicker, which came up a 2X multiplier. In another draw, she matched eight of eight numbers. Olson’s total prize was $10,004!
The Remus woman hid the winning ticket under her car seat before cashing it at the Lottery’s Saginaw office. She plans to save the prize money.
The winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at The Cabin, 930 W. Broomfield, in Mt. Pleasant.
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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