LANSING, December 31, 1997 – Three Michigan Lottery players in Barry, Allegan and Kent counties have had great Lottery luck lately – they’ve won prizes up to $1,000,000!
In Delton, Meryl Duncan won $150,000 after matching the first five Big Game numbers in the December 12 drawing. That day’s winning numbers were: 3, 6, 8, 20, 30, and the Big Money Ball number, 25.
"I checked the paper on Sunday and I was very nervous," said Duncan. "I called my daughters but no one believed me at first. They all had to see the ticket!"
Duncan, 57, has been a regular Michigan Lottery player for the last 10 years. She plans to share her winnings with family, pay bills and buy a new car. The winning Big Game "easy pick" ticket was purchased at Delton Short Stop, 11196 S. Wall Lake Road, in Delton – the same store that sold a $250,000 "25th Anniversary Cash" ticket in May of this year!
In Holland, a lucky Meijer shopper found a "$1,000,000 Gift" instant ticket worth the top prize, an instant $1,000,000! The winner, who requested anonymity, has been a regular Michigan Lottery player for 10 years.
"I was very happy when I saw that ticket," said the winner. "My fianc