Hastings player cashes in!

LANSING, July 6, 2010 – A lucky Lottery winner has claimed a $62,169 prize on a Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Cloverdale!

Phillip Kidder of Hastings claimed the prize at Lottery Central in Lansing today.

The winning Fantasy 5 ticket was purchased at Cloverdale General Store, 7657 S M-43 Highway, in Cloverdale. The ticket was one of two jackpot winning tickets in the July 1 drawing. The other jackpot ticket was sold in Yale. The two players split the $124,338 jackpot.

Kidder plans on using his winnings to help build a new home for himself and his family. “We were building a new house before I won. This couldn’t have come at a better time.” Kidder explained.

Over 94 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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