Michigan Lottery’s New Deluxe 7’s Playbook Offers Six Pages of Instant Games

MI Deluxe 7s Playbook 772 CoveredMichigan Lottery players have yet another way to become millionaires with the new Deluxe 7’s Playbook instant game.

The Lottery’s newest instant game, Deluxe 7’s Playbook, goes on sale Aug. 2. Each $20 ticket will feature six pages of games with prizes ranging from $20 up to $1 million. The Deluxe 7’s Playbook will offer more than $44 million in total prizes.

The Deluxe 7’s Playbook marks the first time in six years the game book format has been offered by the Lottery.

The Deluxe 7’s Playbook offers players a chance to win three $1 million top prizes, 59 $5,000 prizes, and 1,642 $1,000 prizes.

Lottery instant games may be purchased at 11,000 retailers across the state.

In 2015, Lottery players won more than $722.1 million playing instant games.

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Wayne County Man Wins $500,000 from Michigan Lottery Playing Fantastic 5s Instant Game

07.27.16 IG 737 Fantastic 5's $500,000 Anonymous Wayne CountyA Wayne County man had a long night after winning $500,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s Fantastic 5s instant game.

The player, who chose to remain anonymous, checked his ticket every hour after he scratched it off to make sure he wasn’t dreaming that he had won $500,000.

The lucky player bought two Fantastic 5s tickets at the BP gas station, located at 25664 Gibraltar Road in Flat Rock. He gave one ticket to his mother, who won $20, and kept one for himself.

The player visited Lottery headquarters Wednesday to claim his prize. With his winnings, he plans to help some family members, take a vacation, and save the remainder.

Players have won more than $6.3 million playing Fantastic 5s, which debuted in June. Each $5 ticket gives players a chance to win prizes ranging from $5 up to $500,000. More than $27.7 million in prizes remain, including: two $500,000 top prizes, and six $1,000 prizes.

Lottery instant games may be purchased at 11,000 retailers across the state.

In 2015, Lottery players won more than $722.1 million playing instant games.

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $478 Million for Saturday’s Drawing

Michigan Lottery PowerballIt could be an unforgettable weekend if a Michigan Lottery player wins Saturday’s Powerball jackpot, which stands at $478 million. The cash option for the jackpot is about $330 million.

The $478 million jackpot is the second-largest Powerball jackpot this year. In January, three tickets purchased in California, Florida, and Tennessee split a world record $1.6 billion jackpot.

Powerball has been a lucrative game for Michigan Lottery players in 2016. Ten Michigan players have won the game’s $1 million prize.

The last Michigan player to win the Powerball jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers. Leach won the game’s $310.5 million jackpot on Sept. 30, 2015.

If a Michigan player win’s Saturday’s $478 million jackpot, it would be the largest Powerball prize won in the state. On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot. Lawson’s jackpot holds the record for the largest Lottery prize ever won in Michigan.

Players still have plenty of time to purchase tickets for a chance to win the big jackpot. Players may buy Powerball tickets for Saturday’s drawing at Lottery retailers throughout the state and online at MichiganLottery.com until 9:45 p.m.

Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each at Lottery retailers across the state and online at MichiganLottery.com. A “Power Play” option that multiplies non-jackpot prizes by up to five times may be added to any Powerball play for only $1.

The Powerball drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. and may be watched live online at: http://www.powerballlive.com/powerball. Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

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Red Ball Double Draw Gives Daily 3 Players Extra Chances to Win

Red Ball Double DrawThe Michigan Lottery is giving evening Daily 3 players extra chances to win in August.

Beginning Monday, five white balls and one red ball will be loaded into a separate drawing machine and a special “Double Draw” will be shown after the regular Daily 3 evening drawing. If a white ball is drawn, it will be removed from the machine, set aside, and another “Double Draw” will occur the next day. When the red ball is drawn, the Lottery will conduct a second Daily 3 evening drawing. Once the red ball has been drawn, all the white balls and red ball are loaded back into the Double Draw machine for the next Daily 3 evening drawing.

During the Red Ball Double Draw promotion, the Lottery will conduct at least eight Daily 3 evening drawings each week rather than seven. With at least one extra drawing each week during the promotion, players will have more chances to win. Best of all, the Red Ball Double Draw promotion is free to players.

The Red Ball Double Draw promotion applies to Daily 3 evening drawings Monday through Saturday. The promotion will run for a limited time in August.

Players have five ways to play the Daily 3 game: straight, boxed, two-way, 1-off and wheeled. Prize amounts vary based on the way a number is played, and on the order in which the winning numbers are drawn. Players may select a three-digit number, or choose an easy pick play. There are two Daily 3 drawings a day, seven days a week, at 12:59 p.m. and 7:29 p.m.

Daily 3 wagers may be 50 cents or $1. Daily 3 games may be played at the 11,000 Michigan Lottery retailers across the state.

In 2015, players won nearly $174 million playing the Daily 3 game.

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One Week Remains for Michigan Lottery Players to Update Players Club Accounts

2014 Players Club LogoOne week remains for Michigan Lottery players to update their Players Club accounts.

All Players Club members must update their accounts by entering the last four digits of their Social Security number by Aug. 3. Accounts not updated by Aug. 3 will be removed from the Lottery’s Players Club system.

Entering the required information will allow the Lottery to verify the identity and age of the Players Club account owner, providing enhanced security for players. Additionally, players who update their accounts will be able to play the Lottery’s online games.

The Players Club is a free rewards program that allows Lottery players to accumulate reward points by entering codes from non-winning instant, pull tab, draw game tickets, and through online game play. Players may redeem points for entries into drawings for prizes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences or for merchandise, including Lottery free-play coupons.

Michigan Lottery players have a chance to win up to $500,000 instantly playing online. Through its online platform, the Lottery offers players more than 30 different games with plays ranging in price from 5 cents to $20. The Lottery added four draw games – Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto 47, and Fantasy 5 – to its online offerings in January.

More than 347,000 players have registered to play the Lottery’s online games, which were launched in 2014. For more information or to play online, visit http://bit.ly/MSLOnlineGames.

In 2015, Lottery players won about $127.7 million playing games online.

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