The first of the three winners came to Michigan Lottery headquarters on May 23 to collect her piece of the pie. She purchased her ticket at Meijer #244 located at 8089 Lapeer Rd. in Davison. This avid Lottery player intends to use winnings to do something nice for her family.
May 25 Winner Number 2 picked up his check just in time for the long Memorial Day weekend. His winning ticket was sold by the Pinebrook Party Store located at 5625 18 Mile Rd. in Sterling Heights. This player increased his weekly Lottery allowance from $5 to $10 and it was a decision that turned around his investment many times over with this win of $142,189!
The Speedy Q Markets #345 located at 35700 Harper Ave. in Clinton Township sold the third unclaimed $142,189 of this jackpot. To claim the prize, the fortunate player will need to contact Michigan Lottery Public Relations at 517-373-1237 to set up an appointment.
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