Michigan man wins second lottery jackpot in 18 months
A Michigan man has won his second Michigan Lottery jackpot in 18 months.
The lucky player from Westland, who chose to remain anonymous, who won a $208,225 Fantasy 5 jackpot. He previously won a $125,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot in January 2016.
He was one of two players who matched the numbers drawn on Tuesday to split a $416,450. He bought his winning ticket at the Westland Food Store, located at 1690 South Venoy road in Westland.
When I won the first Fantasy 5 jackpot in January 2016, I did ...
Jun 23, 2017, 12:00 pm - Lottery News forum
Michigan Lottery offers a way to win nearly 100% of the time
And it appears the lottery is OK with you taking advantage of it
Includes video report
Michigan Lottery players have discovered a way to play the lottery's online games so that they win every time they play and the lottery seems to be OK with it.
There is evidence some players used a low-risk keno game to turn tens of thousands of dollars in lottery bonus money into free cash.
The 'loophole' centers on a specific game on the Michigan Lottery's online gaming platform. The online versi ...
May 25, 2017, 4:52 pm - Lottery News forum
Unclaimed Michigan lottery ticket worth $105,000 expires tomorrow
The Michigan Lottery is urging Fantasy 5 players to check their tickets to see if they're the lucky winner of a $105,000 jackpot.
The winning ticket from the May 16, 2016 drawing was sold at the Bay Road Express Stop, located at 2791 Bay Road in Saginaw. The winning ticket matched all five numbers drawn: 2, 7, 15, 21, and 25.
The prize must be claimed by 4:45 p.m. Tuesday or it goes to the state School Aid Fund. Fantasy 5 tickets are valid for one year from the drawing date.
If anyone d ...
May 15, 2017, 10:59 am - Lottery News forum
Waitress wins $292K from the Michigan Lottery's Keno game
Rachel Signorello made some money in tips while working at Playoffs Sports Bar and Grill on Friday, April 14.
She made significantly more making a quick Club Keno bet during that same shift. Signorello, 48, had to lock herself in a bathroom to calm down after winning a $292,524 Club Keno The Jack prize from the Michigan Lottery.
The waitress at the sports bar located at 27409 Goodard Road in Taylor matched her Jack numbers 05-07-10-27-29-31-37-40 to eight of the numbers drawn in drawn ins ...
Apr 19, 2017, 9:40 am - Lottery News forum
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 forum
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 forum
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 forum
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 forum
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 forum
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 forum