Lucky Dearborn Man Wins $21,332 Jackpot in Lottery's Michigan Rolldown Game!

LANSING, March 18, 2002 – A lucky Dearborn man won a $21,332 jackpot when he matched all five numbers in the March 13 Michigan Rolldown drawing!

In total for the March 13 Michigan Rolldown drawing, 25,047 winners shared $73,950 in prizes. In addition to the sole jackpot winner, 113 winners matched four numbers to win a $77 prize; 2,712 matched three numbers to win an $8 prize; and 22,221 matched two numbers to win the $1 prize.

The lucky "easy pick" ticket was purchased at Andy’s Party Store, 4716 Greenfield Road, in Dearborn.

"I found out I won by watching the drawing on television," the winner said. "I was so excited when I realized I had won the jackpot!"

The 72-year-old retiree, who requested anonymity, said he kept the ticket safely in his pocket before claiming his prize at the Lottery’s regional office in Dearborn Heights. He added that he plans to save his winnings for the future.

Michigan Rolldown’s first drawing was held on February 28, 2000. Drawings are held six days a week—Monday through Saturday—at 7:28 p.m., and the cost to play is $1 per wager. Tickets are

available at more than 7,000 Lottery retailers statewide. Also, effective March 4 through March 30, Michigan Rolldown players can once again take advantage of the "Bonus Play" promotion, which offers players who purchase a ticket with five wagers or more an "easy pick" ticket—absolutely free! Players who purchase a 10-panel ticket will receive two free "easy picks."

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