“My home is in need a lot of major repairs that haven’t been done. Now I can take care of all of them with this,” he said, proudly holding up his check.
The anonymous player from Hanover claimed the top prize of $300,000 via the Lottery’s Bingo Fever instant game.
The winning ticket was sold by Hanover Market located at 127 S Main St. in Hanover.
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 additional information, 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