Lotto 47 Jackpot Climbs Past $3 Million for Saturday’s Drawing

Lotto 47 with EZMatchLotto 47 players have the opportunity cash-in this weekend on a multi-million dollar jackpot from the Michigan Lottery.

The Lotto 47 jackpot has climbed to $3.2 million for Saturday’s drawing, making it the third largest of 2014. To win the jackpot, players must match all six of the numbers drawn.

So far in 2014, the Lotto 47 jackpot has been won three times. Those winners were:

Each Lotto 47 play is only $1. Players select six numbers from one to 47 for a chance to win a jackpot starting at $1 million that grows until someone wins it. For an additional $1 per game, players may add EZMatch to their ticket for a chance to win up to $500 instantly. Lotto 47 drawings take place on Wednesday and Saturday at 7:29 p.m.

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Michigan Lottery Players Urged to Check Tickets to See if They Have Fantasy 5 Jackpot Winner; Prize Must be Claimed by Monday

Fantasy 5 with EZMatchMichigan Lottery players should check their tickets this weekend to see if they are the lucky winner of a $218,304 Fantasy 5 prize!

The winning ticket for the Aug. 16, 2013 Fantasy 5 drawing was sold in Garden City at the Garden City Fuel Stop Co., 32889 West Warren Road. The winner matched all five winning numbers: 10-17-20-31-35.

The prize must be claimed by Monday or it goes to the state School Aid Fund. Fantasy 5 tickets are valid for one year from the drawing date. Because the one-year date falls on a weekend, the ticket holder has until 4:45 p.m. on Monday to claim the big prize!

If anyone discovers they have the winning ticket, they should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 323-1737. The lucky winner must come to Lottery headquarters in Lansing to claim their prize.

Four major Michigan Lottery draw game prizes have gone unclaimed in 2014, adding nearly $739,000 to the state School Aid Fund. The unclaimed prizes were:

  • $138,727 Fantasy 5 prize. The winning ticket expired on March 10. It was bought in Southfield at the Smokers Depot and Convenience Store, 27214 West 8 Mile Road.
  • $250,000 Mega Million prize. The winning ticket expired on March 31. It was bought at the South End Market, 1701 Saginaw Street, in Flint.
  • $250,000 Mega Millions prize. The winning ticket expired on April 14. It was bought in Southfield, at the 8 Mile Foodland, 18880 8 Mile Road.
  • $100,000 Fantasy 5 prize. The winning ticket expired on May 8. It was bought in Novi, at the 7-Eleven located at 24111 Meadowbrook Road.
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Time Running Out to Claim $218,304 Prize; Winning Fantasy 5 Ticket Bought in Garden City!

Fantasy 5 with EZMatchTime is running out to claim a $218,304 prize from the Michigan Lottery!

The winning ticket is for the Aug. 16, 2013 Fantasy 5 drawing and it expires Monday. It was sold in Garden City at the Garden City Fuel Stop Co., 32889 West Warren Road. The winner matched all five winning numbers: 10-17-20-31-35.

Two winning tickets were sold for the Aug. 16 drawing, splitting a $436,608 jackpot. One winner has already collected their $218,304 prize.

The lucky ticket holder should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to make an appointment to claim their prize at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing. Fantasy 5 tickets are valid for one year from the drawing date. Because the one-year date falls on Saturday, the ticket holder has until 4:45 p.m. on Monday to claim the big prize! If the holder of the winning Fantasy 5 ticket doesn’t come forward by then, the money will go to the state School Aid Fund.

Four major Michigan Lottery draw game prizes have gone unclaimed in 2014, adding nearly $739,000 to the Michigan School Aid Fund. The unclaimed prizes were:

  • $138,727 Fantasy 5 prize. The winning ticket expired on March 10. It was bought in Southfield at the Smokers Depot and Convenience Store, 27214 West 8 Mile Road.
  • $250,000 Mega Million prize. The winning ticket expired on March 31. It was bought at the South End Market, 1701 Saginaw Street, in Flint.
  • $250,000 Mega Millions prize. The winning ticket expired on April 14. It was bought in Southfield, at the 8 Mile Foodland, 18880 8 Mile Road.
  • $100,000 Fantasy 5 prize. The winning ticket expired on May 8. It was bought in Novi, at the 7-Eleven located at 24111 Meadowbrook Road.
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Michigan Lottery Joins the Fun This Weekend at the Michigan International Speedway

Michigan International SpeedwayThe Michigan Lottery will join the fun at this weekend’s NASCAR race at the Michigan International Speedway, providing players opportunities to win cash prizes and Lottery merchandise!

NASCAR fans attending the event will have a chance to visit the Lottery’s mobile outlet to buy Lottery tickets and play “spin-to-win” on the Lottery prize wheel. Race fans also may sign up for a chance to become a finalist to win a V.I.P Race Experience.

To become one of five finalists, players may register at the Lottery mobile outlet. The finalists will be selected and announced at the Lottery’s display about 10 a.m. on Sunday. The V.I.P Race Experience grand prize package includes: a pace car ride, four passes to the Champions Club, Victory Lane access for four, and prize packages from the Michigan International Speedway and the Lottery.

The Lottery’s mobile outlet will be parked in the New Holland Fan Plaza near the Budweiser Acceleration Club.

Race fans also will have another chance to win just by sitting in their seats! A “Lucky Row” in the racetrack grandstands will be selected at random, and each fan in that lucky row will receive a free Lottery ticket!

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Michigan Lottery Announces $1,000,000 Play it Again Finalists

Play it AgainThe Michigan Lottery Players Club members who will compete for a chance to win a life-changing $1 million on the $1,000,000 Play it Again game show have been selected by a random drawing.

The three finalists are: Kelly Day, of Armada; John Freeman, Grand Rapids; and Gary Mayberger, of Eastpointe.

The three finalists will take part in the $1,000,000 Play it Again game show hosted by former Brady Bunch star Christopher Knight. The finalists will compete against each other in a dice game with the winner receiving $1 million. Each runner-up will receive a $5,000 prize. The game show will be broadcast on Sept. 19.

Players redeemed Players Club points for entries into the drawing. Each entry for the $1,000,000 Play it Again drawing required 10 Players Club points. There was no limit on the number of entries that each player could submit.

The 2015 Play it Again drawing is now open to Players Club members. There is no limit on the number of entries that each Players Club member may have in the drawing. The entry deadline for the 2015 drawing is Aug. 2, 2015.

The Players Club is a free program that gives Lottery players the chance to 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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