LANSING, August 1, 1997 – Michael Rukse of Roseville is the latest Big Game winner to collect a top prize.
Rukse won the $150,000 prize in The Big Game drawing on July 18, 1997. There were two players from Michigan to win the $150,000 prize that day, but the Lottery has yet to hear from the other winner.
Rukse purchased his winning Big Game ticket at Alexanders Book Shop, 12104 Conant St., in Detroit. The other winning ticket in that day’s drawing was purchased at Chesterfield Food Market, 2200 W. Davison, also in Detroit.
The winning numbers in the July 18 Big Game drawing were: 6, 34, 35, 40, 50, and the Big Money Ball number was 25.
In addition, two other metro-area retailers recently sold prize-winning tickets and the Lottery hopes to hear from the winners very soon.
In the July 25 Big Game drawing, a $150,000 winning ticket was sold at Total Petroleum #2521, 32845 Dequindre Road, in Madison Heights. That day’s winning numbers were: 4, 7, 33, 42, 44, and the Big Money Ball number was 25.
In the July 21 Cash 5 drawing, a $100,000 winning ticket was sold at Pardee Mart, 7110 Pardee Road, in Taylor. That day’s winning numbers were: 1, 6, 11, 31 and 38.
For information on these and other unclaimed prizes, players should call the Michigan Lottery at 517-335-5640.
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