Lapeer Sunoco receives $50,000 retailer bonus for selling $337 million Powerball winning ticket

Lapeer Sunoco owners with Michigan Lottery DSR holding banner and bonus check

Sunoco owners Eddie Odish, Joey Odish, Lottery district sales rep Duane Wendling, Sam Odish and Peter Odish. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Lottery)

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.

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

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