$240,701 Fantasy 5 prize claimed

LANSING, August 26, 2009 – An anonymous woman claimed a huge Fantasy 5 prize. The lucky Lottery player matched all five numbers in the August 5 drawing and won $240,701!

The lucky winning own-pick ticket was purchased at DS Brothers, Inc. , 8900 W. Houghton Lake Dr., in Houghton Lake.

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 over $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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