Red Hot Raffle winners are collecting big prizes!

LANSING, September 15, 2010 – Lucky Lottery players from around the state are collecting big prizes from the Michigan Lottery’s Red Hot Raffle.

Over 51 players have collected prizes worth $10,000 since the drawing was conducted on September 1.

In addition, six winners, including Lisa Dicken from Roseville, have collected top prizes worth $100,000! Lisa purchased her winning ticket at Speedway #5495, 28410 Gratiot Ave., in Roseville. Five anonymous winners each claimed $100,000 on tickets purchased at Borchardt Bros Market, 628 W. Adrian St., in Blissfield; 7-Eleven #33438, 43030 Schoenherr, in Sterling Heights; 7-Eleven #29521, 4101 15 Mile Rd., in Sterling Heights; Meijer #145, 34835 Utica Rd., in Fraser; and Meijer #46, 8650 W. Grand River Ave., in Brighton.

Six outstanding prizes of $100,000 are yet to be claimed.

Results of the Red Hot Raffle drawing are posted on the Lottery’s Web site, Players can also have their tickets validated by a Michigan Lottery retailer or at one of the Lottery’s regional offices around the state.

This is the Lottery’s 15th raffle to date. Featured were 10 prizes of $100,000 each, 100 prizes of $10,000, 1,000 prizes of $100 and 25,000 prizes of $20.

The Raffle numbers on the tickets must match the exact order in which the winning numbers were drawn to be eligible for a prize and winners must present their original ticket when making a claim. Winners claiming prizes over $50,000 must contact the Lottery’s Public Relations office at 517-373-1237 to set up an appointment to claim their prize.

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

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