Michigan Lottery Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Labor DayIn observance of Labor Day, the Michigan Lottery headquarters in Lansing and all Lottery regional offices located in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Livonia, Saginaw and Sterling Heights will be closed on Monday.

All regularly scheduled game drawings will continue on Monday.

The bank claim centers that the Michigan Lottery has partnered with may have office hours on Monday, however, they will not be able to process claims, because the Lottery offices will be closed.

All Lottery offices will reopen on Tuesday at 7:45 a.m.

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The Streak: Will Fantasy 5 Jackpot Run Reach 21 Weeks?

Fantasy 5 with EZMatchThe blazing hot streak that began in April for Fantasy 5 players is still intact, but a player must win the jackpot by Saturday evening to keep the streak alive!

During the incredible streak, Fantasy 5 players have won at least one jackpot each week since April 7. In total, 47 jackpots totaling more than $6.6 million have been won. Players have won an average of more than two jackpots per week during the streak.

If a player wins tonight’s $438,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot, it would be the largest amount won during the streak. On July 2, a Fenton man won $418,739 with a ticket purchased at the Lakeside Market, located at 2242 North Long Lake Road in Fenton.

The winning ticket holders from the April 26, July 21, July 28 and Aug. 3 Fantasy 5 drawings have yet to claim those prizes. Those winning tickets total more than $500,000 in jackpot prizes.

  • April 26: $159,835, bought at the Dearborn Amoco Service Station, located at 22096 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn
  • July 21: $110,000, bought at the Meijer, located at 3610 Marketplace Circle in Rochester Hills
  • July 28: Two winning tickets will split $105,000, one bought at the BP, located at 34901 Ann Arbor Trail in Livonia; one bought at Ric’s Food Center, located at 705 South Mission Road in Mount Pleasant
  • Aug. 3: $138,056, bought at the Meijer gas station, located at 7149 East Saginaw Street in East Lansing

The lucky ticket holders should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to set up appointments to claim their prize. Tickets for Fantasy 5 are valid for one year from the drawing date. Prizes of more than $50,000 must be claimed at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing.

Each Fantasy 5 play is only $1. For an additional $1 per play, EZmatch may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a chance to win up to $500 instantly. Fantasy 5 players select five numbers from one to 39. Players who match all five Fantasy 5 numbers drawn win a jackpot guaranteed to start at $100,000. Fantasy 5 drawings are held seven days a week at 7:29 p.m.

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Ypsilanti Man Wins $30,000 from Michigan Lottery’s Summer Sizzler Second Chance Drawing

Michigan Lottery's Summer Sizzler 2014Summer is sizzling for an Ypsilanti man who won $30,000 from the Michigan Lottery in the Summer Sizzler second chance drawing.

Players Club member Dennis Seikle won $30,000 in the second chance drawing on July 29. The Summer Sizzler contest gave Players Club members the opportunity to enter non-winning Grills Gone Wild®, Red Hot Bingo and Sizzling 7’s tickets for a chance to win prizes in three drawings. In addition to the July 29 drawing, winners also were drawn on June 3 and July 1.

The June 3 and July 1 drawings featured a total of 20 outdoor-themed prize pack winners and 140 $200 Omaha Steaks gift card winners. In addition to the $30,000 grand prize won by Seikle, the July 29 drawing also awarded outdoor-themed prize packs to 10 winners.

Players submitted more than a million entries for the Summer Sizzler contest. All entries were eligible for the $30,000 grand prize.

The following Players Club members won outdoor-themed prize packs:

  • Kisanna Anderson, of Wyoming
  • Bill Burk of, Paw Paw
  • Lynn Cassidy, of Harrison Township
  • Sheila A. Christian, of Detroit
  • Ralph W. Creech, of Rochester Hills
  • Doris Cubberly, of Howell
  • Jason Gibson, of Jackson
  • Carol Karl of, Allenton
  • Peter Kassarjian, of Lapeer
  • Michael Koss, of Sterling Heights
  • Brian Ksiazek, of Royal Oak
  • Robert M. Lapcznski, of Alpena
  • Cheryl Lathrop, of Stanton
  • Steve Mayhew, of Elmira
  • Len Mazglad, of Allen Park
  • Mark Muszynski, of Alpena
  • Gary Niehaus, of Prudenville
  • John H. Plantenga, of Kentwood
  • Deborah Quinn, of St. Clair Shores
  • Trena Sanders, of Kalamazoo
  • Tracey Smith, of Mount Morris
  • Sandy Snell of, Michigan Center
  • Dennis E. Sutton, of Burton
  • Denise L. Thomas, of Muskegon Heights
  • Billy Vermilyea, of Westland
  • Curtiss Walker, of Muskegon
  • William West, of Lansing
  • Evie R. Willett, of Allen Park
  • Amanda Woodley, of Kalamazoo
  • Lorie B. Zilka, of Romulus

The Players Club is a free rewards program that lets Lottery players accumulate points by entering codes on non-winning instant and draw game tickets. Points may be redeemed for entries into drawings for prizes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences or for merchandise, including Lottery free-play coupons.

Players may join the Players Club by visiting: www.michiganlottery.com/join_now.

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The Wait for Mega Millions $1 Million Winner Continues; Winning Ticket Sold in Grand Rapids

MSL MegaMillions LogoCould a Michigan Lottery player be walking the streets without knowing they are a millionaire? Lottery officials still are waiting to hear from the lucky ticket holder who won $1 million in the Aug. 5 Mega Millions drawing.

One ticket matched the first five numbers – 25-28-36-45-53 – to win $1 million. The winning ticket was purchased at the CVS Pharmacy, located at 727 28th Street Southeast in Grand Rapids.

The winning ticket holder should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect their big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing.

Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening. Each Mega Millions play is only $1. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a “Megaplier” that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times. Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $180 million.

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Lucky Keno Player Wins $250,000 from Michigan Lottery

Keno! $250,000A lucky player won $250,000 playing Keno! from the Michigan Lottery.

The lucky player matched 10 of the 22 numbers drawn Tuesday night. The winning numbers were: 04-07-09-11-15-18-19-23-29-31-33-34-44-48-53-56-57-59-63-76-77-79. The winning ticket was bought at the Mobil gas station located at 12841 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn.

The lucky ticket holder should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to set up an appointment to claim the prize. Tickets for Keno! are valid for one year from the drawing date. Prizes of more than $50,000 must be claimed at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing.

Keno! tickets may be purchased for $1. Players select 10 numbers from one to 80 for a chance to win prizes ranging from a free instant ticket up to $250,000. Drawings for the game take place at 7:30 p.m. seven days a week.

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