Spur of the moment decision leads to “Cash for Life” win!

$2 Cash For Life Ticket (Game #496)The player went to the store just to kill time, but while he was there he thought of his buddy, who had won $1,000 playing the Cash for Life Instant ticket.

With that in mind, he decided to purchase the ticket and try his luck. That spur of the moment decision proved to be luckier than he had ever hoped by making him the fifth Cash for Life jackpot winner. “I didn’t believe it at first. I never thought I’d win this much,” said the lucky player.

This player won on the $2 Cash for Life ticket which will net him $800 per week. Currently he has no special plans for the money.

The winning ticket was sold at Felpausch #1979 located at 1603 Capital Ave. NE in Battle Creek.

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 2011, the contribution to schools was over $727.3 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed over $16 billion to education in Michigan.

For information on all Lottery games, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at www.michiganlottery.com.

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Contact:  Andi Brancato, PR Director  517-335-5648
Agency:  Michigan Lottery Public Relations

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