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Michigan nurse claims $4 million lottery prize
A nurse from the Detroit area is looking forward to cutting back her hours after winning $4 million on a Michigan lottery instant game. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous bought the winning ticket at the Sunoco gas station, located at 48990 Hayes Road in Macomb. I scratched the ticket in the store and I was floored, said the player. I screamed a few choice words that got the clerk's attention and she asked what I'd won. She didn't believe me until she looked at the ticket her
Apr 11, 2017, 8:09 am - Lottery News

Man having 'worst day' wins $2 million in Michigan Lottery
A Saginaw County man was not having a good day, but winning $2 million in a Michigan Lottery scratch-off game can change that around pretty fast. I was having the absolute worst day of my life, said the 49-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. I was stressed from work and it seemed like everything that could go wrong was going wrong. I stopped to buy a soda and had a winning $10 ticket to turn in. I put another $10 with it and told the clerk to pick out a $20 ticket for me.
Mar 29, 2017, 8:21 am - Lottery News

Woman who just won $2 million in Michigan Lottery wins again for $60K
A Michigan woman has scored her second significant lottery win in less than three months. The Jackson County resident, who chose to remain anonymous, won $60,000 playing VIP Black online Tuesday, March 21. In January, she won $2 million playing the Lottery's $2,000,000 Bonus instant game. She bought that winning ticket at the Marathon gas station, located at 8037 Spring Arbor Road in Spring Arbor. I've got to be the luckiest woman in Jackson County, said the player in a news release.
Mar 24, 2017, 11:09 am - Lottery News

WWII vet wins $300,000 lottery for 94th birthday
A World War II veteran receiving the birthday present of a lifetime when he won $300,000 in the Michigan Lottery. Ervin Smolinski's daughter-in-law bought the winning ticket and gave it to the 94-year-old on his birthday. He said getting the ticket is part of an inside joke with his family. Every month, I buy some instant tickets and send them as gifts to family members who have birthdays that month, Smolinski reportedly said. It's turned into a bit of a tradition, and now everyone sends
Mar 23, 2017, 2:40 pm - Lottery News

Michigan teen lottery winner giving most of $500K to parents
A Michigan teenager who hit a $500,000 jackpot is giving nearly all of it to his parents. The 19-year-old from Ingham County won the prize playing the Golden Wild Time instant game. He purchased the winning ticket at a Sunoco gas station in Williamston. I scratched (it) off in the store and at first I thought they were playing a trick on me until I saw how excited they were about the ticket, he said in a Friday news release from the Michigan Lottery. It's just incredible, I can't get the
Mar 20, 2017, 10:48 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery apologizes for costly game gaffe
Includes video report When it comes to live TV, mistakes can and will happen. Remember this year's Academy Awards when the wrong film was announced for Best Picture? So it might not come as a surprise that Michigan Lottery Public Relations Director Jeff Holyfield was feeling a little like the Warren Beatty of lottery drawings Tuesday. Well, thank heavens it wasn't that bad, Holyfield said, laughing at the comparison. A technical error during Monday night's Michigan Daily 3 and Daily
Mar 15, 2017, 8:52 am - Lottery News

Online Michigan lottery winners get instant notification after the drawing
If you play the Michigan Lottery online and win, expect a phone call. If you don't, keep an eye on your ticket and the phone number on the back. Anthony Frabotta, 66, of Rochester Hills played online, he kept getting phone calls until someone from Lansing got him on the phone earlier this month and informed him he had won $1 million in the Jan. 24 Mega Millions drawing. Online jackpot winners are the only ones contacted by phone, said Jeff Holyfield, a spokesman for the Michigan Lottery
Mar 1, 2017, 7:34 pm - Lottery News

Man finds out he wins $1M after finally answering calls from Michigan Lottery
It took some time to track him down, but we now know who won a million dollars playing the Michigan Lottery. Anthony Frabotta, 66 of Rochester Hills, won the big prize by playing online in January. The Michigan Lottery actually had to call him four times before he finally answered his phone. I missed a few calls from a Lansing-area phone number the day after I won. I usually don't answer if I don't recognize the number, but I thought somebody might need bail money so I answered, Frabo
Feb 24, 2017, 12:59 pm - Lottery News

Second-chance winner fell to the floor when she found out
A second chance Michigan Lottery drawing gave a 55-year-old Inkster woman the financial relief her family was looking for. Fran Price said she couldn't stop crying when she received a call from the Michigan State Lottery telling her she'd won the $1 million Play it Again Giveaway. When I saw the number on my cell phone, I knew I had won, said Price in a press release. I was at work and tried to stand up from my desk but my knees buckled and I fell to the floor. I couldn't stop bawling whi
Aug 29, 2016, 8:41 am - Lottery News

Online sales fuel increase in Michigan Lottery revenue
Since it began in Michigan last Thanksgiving, Internet lottery sales have mushroomed along with the number of players using their smartphones and personal computers to play. In November 2015, the State Lottery Bureau, without fanfare, moved into the Internet gaming market, making it easier for players to bet from home instead of driving to the nearest lottery store to place a wager. At the outset there were about 86,000 players who registered with the state for the Internet games. The n
Jun 21, 2016, 2:09 pm - Lottery News