$10,000 Mega Millions prize claimed

LANSING, September 9, 2009 – Gregory Fisher of Davisburg played the Lottery’s Mega Millions game and won $10,000! The lucky man matched four white ball numbers and the gold Mega ball number on September 11 to win the prize.

The outdoorsman was excited with his win and plans to spend the money on the children and a big screen television.

The winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at Bianca’s II, 7880 Andersonville Rd., in Clarkston.

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 https://www.michiganlottery.com/.

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