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Two tickets win Michigan Lottery's record $32.3 million Lotto 47 jackpot
After 77 consecutive drawings without a winner, the game finally makes two millionaires By Kate Northrop On Saturday night, Nov. 7, the Michigan Lottery held the drawing for its largest-ever Lotto 47 jackpot, which ended up producing two winning tickets for the record-breaking $32.3 million top prize. Two lucky tickets matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night to split the record jackpot, making each ticket worth $16.14 million. Those numbers were 4, 16, 33, 38, 40, and 44. One tic ...
Nov 9, 2020, 12:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lotto 47 jackpot reaches all-time record $30.25 million
Record-breaking jackpot up for grabs Saturday night after no winners in Wednesday's draw By Kate Northrop The Michigan Lottery's Lotto 47 jackpot has gotten even bigger after Wednesday night's drawing failed to produce a winner. Now at an estimated $30.25 million, it continues to push the record for the game's highest jackpot in history. Michigan players will have a chance Saturday night, Nov. 7, to take home the jackpot valued at $30.25 million, with a cash value of $19.2 million. Acco ...
Nov 6, 2020, 5:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins two $1 million lottery prizes in one day
Unintentional purchase leads to a huge payout By Kate Northrop One incredibly lucky lottery player from Michigan was not expecting his simple mistake to pay out double what he hoped for. His accidental purchase of two tickets led to him winning two Mega Millions prizes each worth $1 million. The seemingly impossible event shocked Samir Mazahem, 56, of Dearborn Heights, who said he unintentionally bought two identical tickets with the same numbers, much like a Canadian player who recentl ...
Oct 26, 2020, 11:07 am - Lottery News forum

Two Michigan scratch-off winners from the same county win big
One of them almost fainted By Kate Northrop A 30-year-old Michigan resident nearly fainted after discovering that he won not $1,000, but $4 million from a $30 instant scratch-off game. When I scratched the ticket, I thought I had a $1,000 winner because I got a slip that said to contact the Lottery, the lucky winner said. As I looked closer, I saw the '4MIL' symbol, and I almost passed out. The player from Macomb County chose to remain anonymous when claiming his top prize at Lotte ...
Jul 17, 2020, 7:55 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins $4 million for the second time within three years
He might be the luckiest lottery player in Michigan right now By Kate Northrop A Michigan resident might be the luckiest lottery player in the state right now after he won a $4 million prize from a scratch-off ticket not once, but twice in three years. Winning one $4 million prize from an instant game in 2017 did not deter Mark Clark, 50, from playing the lottery going forward. Luckily for him, it was the right choice he ended up winning a second $4 million prize just three years later. ...
Jun 23, 2020, 1:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan grandmother claims $70 million Powerball jackpot
Waterford resident goes from living paycheck-to-paycheck to becoming Michigan's newest multi-millionaire By Kate Northrop A Michigan resident is the owner of the single winning ticket for the Powerball drawing held on February 12 worth $70 million. The winner had decided to make an impromptu pit stop with a friend to buy some lottery tickets at Huron Plaza Liquor on West Huron Street in Pontiac. Cristy Davis, 40, of Waterford matched all five numbers drawn 14, 47, 54, 55, and 68, with P ...
Jun 18, 2020, 12:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery warns public about increase in prize scams during coronavirus outbreak
The Michigan Lottery is warning the public about a scam in which people are told they've won a big prize but need to pay a fee or provide sensitive personal information to collect it. The scam works like this: A person gets a letter, email, or phone call to inform them that they've won a big lottery prize but must pay a fee or provide sensitive personal information to collect the prize. If the person agrees to pay a fee, the scam artist convinces them to mail a cashier's check, make an ele ...
Apr 8, 2020, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery has few options to stop players who spend millions
In June 2017, Viktor Gjonaj walked into a sleepy retail strip on Dequindre Road in Sterling Heights. He wasn't heading for the massage parlor, or the small Indian and Pakistani grocery store or restaurant or the hair salon. Instead, he went into the Michigan Lottery claim center at the northern edge of Sherwood Plaza. There, he showed his driver's license and Social Security card, completed a claim form, and left $2.5 million richer with a check cut to him as the prize for the 500 winning ...
Mar 9, 2020, 9:23 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan man claims $3.4M Lotto 47 jackpot
A Macomb County, Michigan, man has some planning to do after winning a $3.4 million Lotto 47 jackpot. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, won the big prize when he matched all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn Feb. 8. The winning numbers drawn that evening were 6, 7, 12, 16, 18, and 46. He bought the winning ticket at the Victory Inn, located at 28950 Mound Road in Warren. I heard a winner had been sold at the Victory Inn, so I checked my ticket. Then I checked it again, and then ...
Feb 27, 2020, 5:54 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan woman learns she won $5M lottery prize while scrolling Facebook
A woman from Grand Rapids, Michigan, says she had no idea she'd won a $5 million Lotto 47 prize until she was on Facebook the night after the drawing. I usually only buy Lotto 47 tickets when the jackpot gets over $10 million, said the player, who chose to remain anonymous. When I was at the store, I saw the jackpot was only at $5 million, but I decided to get a ticket anyway. The night after the drawing, I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw a news station had posted that someone ...
Dec 4, 2019, 3:20 pm - Lottery News forum

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