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Is the lottery shortchanging schools?
According to the North American Assoc. of State and Provincial Lotteries, 42 states and the District of Columbia run lotteries, and more than half claim the games boost funding for education. But CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian found that lotteries aren't exactly providing a windfall for schools. If you listen to state lottery ads, we're supposed to believe that all the numbers are supposedly adding up to more and more money for education. Lotteries help, but n
Sep 19, 2007, 12:38 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery again to offer $50 Super Raffle tickets
Michigan residents can start dreaming of potential purchases next week when they get another chance to try their luck at one of Michigan's most expensive lottery games. Residents can fork over $50 for one of 250,000 tickets the Michigan Lottery will begin selling at 6 a.m. Monday for its second Super Raffle. Two $2 million prize-winning tickets will be drawn Oct. 22, or within 10 days after tickets sell out. Those who don't win millionaire status in the raffle could win one of 25 $100
Sep 14, 2007, 6:37 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery's Super Raffle results announced
The winning numbers were selected Monday for the Michigan Lottery's most expensive game. The winning numbers are available right now at: https://www.lotterypost.com/mi-lottery-raffle-2007-06-18.asp The lottery's Super Raffle game included 250,000 tickets sold at $50 each, with two top prizes of $2 million each. The top prize-winning numbers were 175038, a ticket sold in Livonia, and 215994, a ticket sold in Sylvan Lake. Twenty-five ticket holders will get $100,000 each, and 4,500
Jun 19, 2007, 12:01 pm - Lottery News

Expensive Michigan Lottery tickets sell-out quickly
Pundits who doubted the public's desire for $50 lottery tickets are silenced Tickets to the Michigan Lottery's most expensive game sold out Wednesday after less than three days on sale. The lottery's Super Raffle game includes 250,000 tickets sold at $50 each. Tickets went on sale Monday. Winning tickets are scheduled to be drawn June 18. Michigan Lottery commissioner Gary Peters said the public was responding to the game's relatively good odds, compared to other lottery games.
May 10, 2007, 3:27 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery to debut $50 'Super Raffle' tickets
The most expensive ticket in the Michigan Lottery's 35-year history goes on sale May 7, offering the best odds ever of winning a $2 million top prize. Tickets for the Super Raffle game will cost $50 each, and only 250,000 will be sold. In the June 18 drawing, two players each will win $2 million, 25 players will collect $100,000 each and 4,500 will get $500 apiece. But will folks balk at the unprecedented $50 ticket price? We don't think that's going to be a problem, Lottery Commiss
Apr 28, 2007, 9:31 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery commissioner to resign
Michigan Lottery commissioner Gary Peters will step down Aug. 10 to take a public policy spot at Central Michigan University, state officials announced Monday. Peters, 48, was appointed lottery commissioner by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 9, 2003. This fall, he will become the third person to hold the Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government at Central Michigan in Mount Pleasant. Peters, a Democratic state senator from 1995-2002, also has said he's considering a 2008 run against Rep
Apr 17, 2007, 7:55 am - Lottery News

Michigan latest state to consider selling its lottery
'Bad idea' continues its rampage through the USA Michigan has become the latest in a growing list of states to consider selling off its state lottery in a scheme to fix the state's budget problems. The move was being discussed at the Capitol as lawmakers and administrators look for ways to deal with an $800 million budget shortfall this year, and possibly even larger hole in the year ahead. Democrat Gov. Jennifer Granholm is expected to announce plans for dealing with the state's struct
Jan 27, 2007, 9:34 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery Millionaire Raffle numbers drawn
The Michigan Lottery has drawn the winning numbers for what could arguably be considered its hottest-selling game ever. 500,000 Millionaire Raffle tickets sold out in about one week by players hoping to win $1 million. The tickets went on sale Sunday, November 12, 2006 were quickly snatched up by Lottery players. All winning numbers are posted at: https://www.lotterypost.com/mi-lottery-raffle-2007.asp Millionaire Raffle has five prizes of $1 million; 10 prizes of $100,000; and 750 p
Jan 3, 2007, 10:48 pm - Lottery News

Most state lottery raffle games sold out
Around the United States, Christmastime raffle games have become the hottest ticket of the year, with most of the game tickets selling out well before the drawing date. The raffle games are loosely modeled after the largest lottery game in the world, Spain's El Gordo, which gives back an unusually large 70% of all proceeds in the form of prizes, and makes many instant millionaires. Unlike traditional lotto-style games, a fixed number of tickets are sold for raffle games, and the prizes are
Dec 30, 2006, 12:18 am - Lottery News

$208M Lottery Winner Dies At Age 43
The Michigan man who won a $208 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot with his wife in April 2005 has died, police and a family spokesman said. But after less than a year of incredible wealth taking home a $124.7-million lump-sum payment Ralph Stebbins has died at age 43. Ralph Stebbins died Saturday at his home in Arcadia Township near Lapeer, Sheriff's Sgt. Andy Engster told the Times Herald of Port Huron. Kolt said that, to his knowledge, Stebbins did not have a history of heart pro
Dec 28, 2006, 8:48 pm - Lottery News