April 27, 2000 – Michigan Lottery's Big Game Jackpot Swells to $100 Million for Friday's Drawing!

LANSING, April 27, 2000 — The Michigan Lottery’s Big Game jackpot continues to grow, and the excitement generated by this huge jackpot is enticing Lottery players throughout Michigan to try their luck at becoming a multi-millionaire! The estimated jackpot for the Friday, April 28 drawing now sits at a whopping $100 million!

If one winning ticket matches all six numbers and the player has selected annuity payments, before taxes it would amount roughly to:

$3.84 million annually for 26 years; or
$73,964 per week; or
$10,566 per day!

For those who prefer the one-time cash option payment, there is a pretty nice payday as well. If one lucky cash option player matches all six winning numbers, he or she will take home a check for approximately $51 million, before taxes — the estimated present cash value of the $100 million jackpot!

Big Game tickets are available in Michigan, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia. Friday’s drawing will be conducted at 11 p.m.


Lottery Commissioner Don Gilmer is available for interviews. Please contact Sarah Lapshan, Director of Public Relations, at 517-335-5648 to make arrangements.


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