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Winners of $208 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot step forward
Ralph and Mary Stebbins of Port Huron, Michgan have always wanted to travel, so they're using part of their third-largest-ever Mega Millions jackpot to buy a recreational vehicle.And then there's the cow.While mulling their options after winning the $208 million jackpot, Mary Stebbins mentioned her wish. She said, I want to buy a cow.' She just wants to buy a cow -- a show cow, said Bob Kolt, a media specialist from Okemos representing the family.Ralph Stebbins' wish list includes a garage to
Apr 29, 2005, 6:42 pm - Lottery News

Michigan man scratches $1 million lottery prize
A Michigan man, who opted to remain anonymous, scratched his way to the top prize of $1 million in the Millionaire's Casino Instant game.The lucky ticket was purchased at D'Angelo's Party Store, 30604 Ford, in Garden City.A regular player since the Lottery's inception 33 years ago, the man said he didn't sleep and was in shock and disbelief after realizing his ticket was really a $1 million dollar winner.The man told lottery officials that he hid his ticket before cashing it in at Lottery Centra
Apr 17, 2005, 11:45 am - Lottery News

Michigan Winfall to be eliminated on May 14
Winfall is heading for a downfall.The Michigan Lotto game will end up in the grave yard of similar lottery contests and be replaced with a new game called Classic Lotto 47, said state Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters.Winfall's last drawing will be May 14. The first drawing for the new game will be May 18, Peters said. We are finding that we need to change the lotto game every three years or so, Peters said. Winfall was a very popular game, but then the interest waned. Lottery spokesperson Andi
Apr 13, 2005, 7:42 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery selling scratch games after top prize gone
It's called The Golden Pack, a Michigan Lottery game that costs you $10 to play, with the promise that you can walk away a millionaire. But in truth, you can't come anywhere near the top prize -- it was won long ago.Only two Golden Pack tickets were truly golden, but the rest are still for sale.What's left is a maximum prize of $10,000, but lottery officials say they're not deceiving anyone. Read the small print, they say, or check the lottery's Web site, which lists weekly grand prize updates.T
Feb 22, 2005, 10:39 am - Lottery News

Mystery lottery winner claims $3.8 million jackpot
Michigan law allows lottery winners to remain anonymous, and the man who cashed in a winning WinFall ticket this week took full advantage of it.The man turned in the winning ticket from the April 10, 2004 drawing, which offered a $3.8 million jackpot. He opted to take a lump-sum payment good for $1.4 million after taxes.The man would not let lottery officials identify him publicly or provide his age, hometown or place of employment, said Andi Brancato, a lottery commission spokeswoman. He was a
Feb 4, 2005, 9:44 am - Lottery News

$3.8 million Michigan lottery ticket unclaimed after 9 months
Cash will go back to the state if the ticket holder doesn't come forward in timeAt 3:46 p.m. April 9, a customer at Tania's Pizza and party store in Royal Oak, Michigan purchased an easy pick Winfall ticket that turned out to be a $3.8 million winner.State lottery officials are concerned that the lucky ticket soon may become a loser.The ticket is unclaimed more than nine months after the April 10 drawing. The fear is the ticket is lost or misplaced, and the buyer may not be aware of it.Lottery p
Jan 31, 2005, 7:57 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery Contributes Record $644.5 Million to School Aid Fund
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Bureau of State Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters today announced that the School Aid Fund will receive a record $644.5 million from the Michigan Lottery with its fiscal year 2004 net proceeds.Peters presented Granholm with a ceremonial check at a press conference in Lansing. The Michigan Lottery plays a critical role in supporting our education system and our children, said Granholm. The citizens of Michigan authorized the Lottery as a way to fund educ
Oct 19, 2004, 11:11 am - Lottery News

Lottery e-mail irks Michigan lawmakers
An e-mail from the Michigan Lottery commissioner referencing a future game targeted at young adults with personal computers sparked a controversy this week with some state legislators concerned the state was getting into the Internet gambling business.The note from Commissioner Gary Peters warned of a possible loss of revenue from the passage of ballot Proposal 1, which would require statewide voter approval for most new forms gambling. Detroit's casinos and some lawmakers seized on a passage in
Oct 18, 2004, 7:58 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery to start new lottery game
Michigan Lottery players will have a chance at a daily jackpot of at least $100,000 with Fantasy 5, a new daily game that debuts on September 12.With Fantasy 5, players select five numbers from a field of 39. A match of all five numbers wins the jackpot, which will start at $100,000. If there is no winner, the jackpot grows by $5,000 per day until it is won. Average jackpots are expected to be $155,000.In addition to the jackpot, players who match four numbers are guaranteed $100; three numbe
Sep 2, 2004, 7:58 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery dropping Roll Down, adding Fantasy 5
The Michigan Lottery says it is dropping the Roll Down game Sept. 11 and adding Fantasy 5, a game in which players try to match five numbers from one to 39.Fantasy 5 will have a guaranteed first prize of $100,000. It starts Sept. 12.The jackpot will grow until someone wins it, said Michigan Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters. We expect the average jackpot to be about $155,000, Peters told The Detroit News. We call it our mini-lotto. Peters said Roll Down, like many lottery games, lost popularity
Aug 23, 2004, 7:29 am - Lottery News