$50,001 Fantasy 5 prize claimed

LANSING, August 26, 2009 – The first half of the July 26 Fantasy 5 jackpot has been claimed by a very lucky Lottery player. The anonymous winner matched all five numbers and two of five numbers on the same ticket to win $50,001!

The winning own-pick ticket was purchased at Dansville Gas & More , 978 Jackson St., in Dansville.

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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