$3.4 million jackpot claimed!

LANSING, February 3, 2010 – An anonymous Lottery player is Michigan’s newest millionaire!

The lucky winner traveled to Lansing today to claim a $3.4 million Classic Lotto 47 jackpot!

The easy-pick ticket, with the numbers 05  18  21  27  37  40, was sold at the Westside Party Store, 2990 W. Genesee St., in Lapeer.

In total, 11,802 players were winners in the Saturday, January 23 drawing, with prize amounts ranging from $5 to the jackpot.

Over 98.5 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 2009, the contribution to schools was $724.5 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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