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Michigan man quits job, wins lottery
Includes video report A western Michigan man said he quit his job so he could show up to qualify for the lottery drawing Monday night in Detroit, and it paid off. David Becker, of Wyoming, Michigan, is a high-low operator for a Grand Rapids-based company. Becker said he requested Monday off to get down to Detroit for the lottery drawing during the fireworks. He said when his work did not grant him the day off, he quit. Becker is a retired General Motors worker and is collecting a pensio
Jun 29, 2011, 9:25 am - Lottery News

Lottery winner faces murder trial in Detroit landlord's death
Witnesses: Father shot Australian in dispute over daughter's rent A Michigan Lottery millionaire was ordered on Thursday to stand trial for first-degree premeditated murder. Freddie Young, 62, whose 13-member lottery club hit a $46.5 million Mega Millions jackpot in February, was bound over by 36th District Judge Patricia Jefferson on charges related to the May 7 slaying of his daughter's landlord in an alleged dispute over two months' unpaid rent. Witnesses testified at a preliminary e
May 27, 2011, 2:12 pm - Lottery News

$2M Michigan lottery winner defends use of food stamps
Includes video report A Michigan man who won $2 million in a state lottery game continues to collect food stamps 11 months after striking it rich. And there's nothing the state can do about it, at least for now. Leroy Fick, 59, of Auburn won $2 million in the state lottery TV show Make Me Rich! last June. But the state's Department of Human Services determined he was still eligible for food stamps, Fick's attorney, John Wilson of Midland, said Tuesday. Eligibility for food stamps is
May 18, 2011, 7:07 am - Lottery News

$29M lottery jackpot 12 years in making
Postal workers each paid $10 a week into Mega Millions Perseverance and planning ahead with a storm bearing down on the region paid off for a group of postal worker friends, who came forward Friday to claim their $29 million jackpot. We'd been playing for so long, I felt we had to win sooner or later, said Hosea Person, 48. He and 12 others from the priority mail processing center in Romulus had bought Mega Millions tickets for 12 years before hitting it big Feb. 1. Hosea and his wife,
Feb 6, 2011, 8:42 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery holds annual Millionaire Raffle drawing
By Todd Northrop The Michigan Lottery conducted its fifth annual holiday-time Millionaire Raffle drawing today, the state's 17th raffle drawing overall since 2007. The complete list of winning numbers for the latest raffle draw can be found on Lottery Post's Michigan Lottery Results page. The $20 raffle tickets went on sale Nov. 8, 2010, and a total of 600,000 were available for the drawing. Unlike most previous Michigan raffle drawings, the game was not sold out: more than 90,000 ticke
Jan 19, 2011, 10:51 am - Lottery News

Some Michigan retailers are lucky spots for lottery players
A Highland Park porn shop won fame earlier this month for indulging a common vice. Not that vice! The Uptown Bookstore on Woodward sold a winning Powerball ticket worth $128.6 million. In all, Michigan residents bought $2.37 billion in lottery tickets in the last budget year about $4,500 a minute. That's down from the record year of 2009 ($2.38 billion), but it still averages nearly $237 for every man, woman and child in Michigan. In Detroit, the state's biggest city, more than $326
Nov 26, 2010, 11:23 am - Lottery News

Porn shop lottery winner doesn't reveal himself
Michigan Lottery pays out record $268.6 million on two multi-state jackpots won a week apart By Todd Northrop So who bought the huge winning lottery ticket at the porn shop in Highland Park? Nobody is saying, not even Mike Greer, 49, of Farmington Hills, who came forward to collect the $128.6 million in Powerball winnings on behalf of Team Victory, a lottery club. I didn't buy it, Greer said today. I never play. I'm sorry. Greer acknowledged he was being intentionally vague abou
Nov 12, 2010, 5:22 pm - Lottery News

Historic lottery award ceremony Friday in Michigan
By Todd Northrop For the first time in Michigan Lottery history, two mega jackpot winners will collect their winnings at the same time Friday at Michigan Lottery headquarters in Lansing. Most public interest will likely be centered on the winner of Saturday's $128.6 million Powerball drawing. That's because of the unique location where the winning ticket was purchased: an adult video and book store in Highland Park. The location also includes a walk-up window for lottery ticket purchase
Nov 11, 2010, 9:30 am - Lottery News

UPDATE: $128.6M Powerball lottery ticket sold in porn shop
Sticky situation? Winner can't stay anonymous by Todd Northrop When it was announced at Lottery Post Sunday that the winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Uptown Book Store, few people outside of Highland Park, Michigan, knew that location was actually a porn shop, specializing in adult books, pornographic movies and sex toys. Perhaps the winner is right now figuring out how to deal with the potentially sticky situation of claiming the winning ticket that he or she bought in the porn
Nov 9, 2010, 2:10 pm - Lottery News

Michigan gets second multi-state lottery winner in a week
First-ever Powerball win in Michigan $128.6 million Powerball win comes just one week after $140 million Mega Millions jackpot won in same state By Todd Northrop The USA's two biggest multi-state lottery games produced $100 million+ jackpot winners within the same week both in the state of Michigan. Mega Millions was the first to turn out a grand prize winner. On Oct. 29, one lucky ticket sold in Michigan's Upper Peninsula region matched the first five numbers plus the Mega Ball numb
Nov 7, 2010, 10:42 am - Lottery News