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Michigan lottery winner managing to keep small profile
The mystery lottery player who bought a $5.9-million winning ticket at a Clio supermarket has surfaced. Sort of. The lucky millionaire claimed his winnings after the Feb. 15 Classic Lotto 47 drawing but still wants to remain anonymous. Garth Moreau knows, but he's not telling. Moreau is manager of the VG's Food Center, 710 S. Mill St., where the winning ticket was purchased. He's definitely a regular customer, Moreau said. I know he lives around here, but I'm not sure he's a C
Mar 6, 2006, 7:02 am - Lottery News

Man barely makes deadline to claim $1.5 million lottery prize
With about four hours to spare, a Detroit father of two showed up at the Michigan Lottery offices to claim a $1.5 million prize from the Jan. 8, 2005, Winfall game.The winning ticket was sold the day of the drawing at a Meijer store in Roseville. It would have expired at the end of the business day Monday, with the money reverting to the state's public education fund.The man, who was not identified, told lottery officials that he put the ticket in a jacket pocket and forgot about it. He said he
Jan 10, 2006, 7:45 am - Lottery News

Michigan Mega Millions lottery winners claim prize
A pair of lucky Michigan Mega Millions lottery winners picked up their winnings in Lansing early Thursday. Local media has been unsuccessful in reaching either of the winners, who are likely living up the fact that they are now millionaires. Keith Bryce, 44, and Teo Robelin, 37, have been friends for eight or nine years. Lottery officials say both of the men call the win a miracle. Lottery officials say the two formed a lottery club they called His Club and picked up their check for $7,
Dec 2, 2005, 11:18 am - Lottery News

Michigan Store Sells its Second $1 Million Lottery Ticket
Someone in Muskegon County, Michigan, is $1 million richer today, thanks to a lottery ticket.The 61-year-old Muskegon woman who won wants to remain anonymous.Lottery officials have confirmed the Backjack Multiplier ticket was sold Halloween night at Jack's Corner Store in Muskegon Township, where the winner is a regular customer.This is the second time someone's won a lottery jackpot from a ticket sold at the store. Sometimes people feel that a place has a reputation for being lucky and lightn
Nov 11, 2005, 8:36 am - Lottery News

Michigan lottery profits at record levels, thanks to Club Keno
Club Keno is a winner, at least for the Michigan state treasury.The 2-year-old lottery game has bumped Michigan Lottery revenues over $2 billion mark for the first time in its 33 years. Last year, the lottery took in $1.97 billion.Club Keno will gross about $330 million in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, says Lottery commissioner Gary Peters. That is 16 percent of total lottery sales.Net lottery profits for the fiscal year will top last year's record $645 million dollars, Peters told the Detroi
Sep 22, 2005, 9:01 am - Lottery News

Clever lottery players all win on handshake agreement
He hasn't even gotten the check yet, but Yousef Sharif already has given up three-quarters of his $2 million Michigan Lottery winnings.And he's still smiling.The Swartz Creek resident, a skilled trades worker at Delphi Flint East and owner of Happy Boy Market in Flint Township, won the top prize in a June 29 drawing at the International Freedom Festival in Detroit.In a classic case of a bird in the hand, four of the five finalists competing in the drawing decided to hedge their bets by agreein
Jul 8, 2005, 10:54 am - Lottery News

Anonymous Michigan winner claims $1 million jackpot
For the second time, a Blue Water Area lottery winner took the money and ran. Someone won $1 million after scratching off a Michigan State Lottery Millionaire Casino ticket at the Party Port, 3832 Keewahdin Road. Lottery officials said the winner, who was from Kimball Township, claimed the prize Monday in a lump sum totaling $465,184 after taxes. The winner chose to remain anonymous. Because the $10 scratch-off game is run by the state lottery and is not a multi-state game, such as Mega
May 26, 2005, 2:33 pm - Lottery News

Theft of lottery tickets wins Michigan man trip to jail
A Michigan man arrested in late May for the burglary of the Lake Nepessing Road Party Store and theft of lottery tickets has won a trip to prison.Gerald Werth, 41, of Flint was sentenced to 18 months to 10 years in prison Monday by Lapeer Circuit Judge Nick O. Holowka.Werth was on parole for previous burglary convictions when he broke through the back wall of the store, 434 Lake Nepessing Road, and left with liquor, cigarettes and lottery tickets.He was arrested after detectives tracked him thro
May 18, 2005, 9:51 am - Lottery News

'Classic' lottery game replacing Michigan Winfall
Computerized lottery drawings may spoil the fun for somePick a number, any number.When Classic Lotto 47 launches Sunday, nostalgic Michigan lottery players will get a new crack at an old favorite. The game allows players to vie for a grand prize starting at $1 million. Ticket buyers pick six of 47 numbers; matching all six yields the jackpot.The latest lottery creation is a throwback to the past, said Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters.It's based on the Lotto 47, which ran from 1989 to 1993. The
May 11, 2005, 2:07 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery to pioneer ads on lottery tickets
Michigan government officials are preparing to award a first-of-its-kind contract to sell advertising on lottery tickets, after denying a protest by an agency that includes a former state senator.The State Administrative Board on Tuesday is expected to act on the $100,000 Bureau of State Lottery contract, recommended by a board committee to go to Troy-based Simons Michelson Zieve Inc.But the Rebecca Kelly Agency, a Grosse Pointe Park venture that includes former Sen. John Kelly, D-Detroit, prote
May 2, 2005, 9:51 am - Lottery News