Brighton Lottery Club claims $250,000 prize

LANSING, September 9, 2009 – The Landscapers Lottery Club from Brighton is the lucky winner of a $250,000 prize after matching the first five white balls in the August 25 Mega Millions drawing!

The lucky easy-pick ticket was purchased at Kroger #444, 10059 E. Highland Rd., in Howell.

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

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