LANSING, September 28, 2009 – Paul Maizy was all smiles after he scratched his way to a $10,000 prize on the Lottery’s Million Dollar Mega Play Instant game.
The Wixom man hid the winning ticket in his pocket before cashing it at the Lottery’s Sterling Heights office. He plans to pay bills with the prize money.
The winning ticket was purchased at MISR Corporation, 28930 Telegraph Rd., in Southfield.
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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