Long-time player claims $10,000 prize!

LANSING, September 2, 2009 – Steven Elliott is the lucky winner of a $10,000 prize in the Lottery’s Million Dollar Mega Play instant game.

The lucky man from Troy gave the winning ticket to his wife to hide before he cashed it at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office. He plans to invest the prize money.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased at Numan Troy Inc., 5012 Rochester Rd., in Troy.

Million Dollar Mega Play is just one of many Michigan Lottery Instant tickets available at nearly 11,000 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 https://www.michiganlottery.com.

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