A 21-year-old Milford man won more than $84,000 after hitting the jackpot playing Michigan Lottery's Fantasy 5 game on Dec. 12.
He split the $168,348 jackpot with another winner, who wished to remain anonymous.
The man went with the Easy Pick option and said he plans to use the money to finance some of his education and pay off his car.
Over 97 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 2012, the contribution to schools was a record $778.4 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed over $17 billion to education in Michigan.
For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at www.michiganlottery.com.
Source: Michigan Lottery press release