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Kalamazoo mart customer holds $36M lottery ticket
A regular lottery customer of a gas station market in Kalamazoo, Mich., holds the winning Mega Millions ticket for a $36 million jackpot, the store owner said Monday. Citgo One Stop Mart owner Kaushik Patel said his southwest Michigan store sold the winning ticket last week in Friday night's multistate game drawing. Patel said the man, who hasn't been identified, came to the store Saturday to check his tickets but the machine didn't process. He went home, checked online and discovered his
Jun 16, 2010, 10:51 am - Lottery News

Michigan lottery players are the big winners
Where did the all the Michigan lottery money go? That age-old question is being asked with a little greater frequency these days as local school districts grapple with mid-year state aid cuts of a minimum of $292 per student. Conspiracy theory has long held that lottery proceeds intended to solve all of Michigan's school funding problems have been for decades fiscally diverted by crafty lawmakers in other, non-school programs. Those suspicions might have had more of a basis of support b
Nov 29, 2009, 10:37 am - Lottery News

Recession or not, Michigan lottery tickets are hot sellers
Tonight's huge Mega Millions jackpot helping already good sales These tough times might have folks cutting back lots of things, but Keith Longhurst figures lottery tickets will never be one of them. That's why it's no surprise to him that Michigan Lottery officials say lottery sales are running at a near record pace and are expected to get a boost by tonight's $207 million Mega Millions jackpot. We get people in here on unemployment, and they're putting together change just to buy one
Aug 21, 2009, 1:21 pm - Lottery News

Michigan church wins $70,000 in lottery
Divine intervention? Or just plain luck? No matter what the circumstances, a Michigan church is $70,000 richer courtesy of the Michigan Lottery. The Covenant Life Worship Center and its 25 members in Haslett, Mich. had one of the second-prize tickets in the Lucky 7s raffle held May 4. The $10 ticket was purchased at a convenience store in Haslett, five miles northeast of downtown Lansing. The lottery Web site says the odds of a single ticket winning $70,000 in Lucky 7s are one in 55,556
Aug 18, 2009, 10:46 am - Lottery News

12 Michigan women + 2 men share $12.7M lottery jackpot
Twelve women from a small town in Michigan's upper peninsula have claimed a $12.7 million Classic Lotto 47 jackpot. Michigan Lottery officials said members of the Island Dreamers lottery club made the six-hour trip from Newberry to Lansing in a stretch Hummer limousine on Tuesday to claim their prize. Club member Debra Cummings said she doesn't remember anything after checking the first two numbers on the morning after the July 1 drawing. The Island Dreamers range in age from 25 years o
Jul 9, 2009, 8:38 am - Lottery News

Latest Michigan Lottery raffle offer $1,000 a week for life
Tickets on sale Monday; drawing is June 22 Michigan Lottery officials are banking they've come up with a winning formula for the next raffle game: A top prize of $1,000 a week for the rest of the player's life. Win for Life raffle tickets go on sale Monday for $20 each, and once 300,000 are sold, that's it. Lottery Commissioner M. Scott Bowen said the state's 12th raffle not only offers players a whole new way to win, it gives them a way to stretch out a win. The prize that keeps on
May 8, 2009, 10:39 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery winner gives prize to charity
A Kalamazoo-area man who won $10,000 in the Michigan Lottery's Club Keno game has donated his winnings to a charity. Soon after winning the money on March 11, Jim Dancy of Richland decided others needed it more than he did. So he gave it all to the Greater Kalamazoo United Way. I was heavily influenced by my close friend Julie, who taught me to think of others first, and to stop and think about what life is really about. I know the needs in the community are great right now, so for me it
Apr 19, 2009, 9:30 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery to offer less-pricey raffle
Paying heed to tough economic times, new Lucky 7 offers players $10 chances at winning up to $700K Responding to tough economic times, the Michigan Lottery is launching its latest raffle game and you won't see a $50 ticket price, or a $2 million top prize. Tickets for the raffle, Lucky 7s, go on sale Monday for $10 each. The top prize is $700,000, the first time in the two-year history of the raffles that it will fall below the $1 million mark. We have a lot of players who really like
Feb 25, 2009, 8:37 am - Lottery News

Dream big: Mega jackpot for tonight is $103 million
Lottery business for the Mega Millions $103 million jackpot drawing tonight was unusually slow in downtown Detroit on Monday due largely to the closure of federal government offices, banks and financial markets for the Presidents' Day holiday. But Hisham Haydous, manager of Wally's Convenience and Deli in the Murphy-Telegraph Building near Shelby and Congress, said things will be different today as workers return to their jobs. Many customers don't even play the Mega Millions lottery unti
Feb 17, 2009, 8:50 am - Lottery News

New Michigan lottery terminals are giving retailers fits
Numerous glitches have popped up on the touch-screen devices that use satellite technology The new generation of Michigan Lottery machines is giving some retailers fits as the devices sometimes go on the blink in this winter's harsh weather. The state began replacing 11,000 older model machines last fall, and the conversion should be completed by month's end. But unlike the old system, which used phone lines, the new one relies on satellite technology. In snowy, windy weather, the ne
Jan 16, 2009, 7:54 am - Lottery News