LANSING, October 21, 2002 – A lucky Middleville woman experienced a bit of Lottery luck upon winning a $15,833 Michigan Rolldown jackpot prize in the October 3 drawing. The winning numbers for that day’s drawing were 3, 18, 22, 25 and 26.
In total for the October 3 drawing, 16,449 winners shared $53,680 in prizes. In addition to the sole jackpot winner, 50 winners matched four numbers to win a $130 prize; 1,661 winners matched three numbers to win a $10 prize; and 14,737 winners matched two numbers to win the $1 prize.
The winner, who requested anonymity, purchased the winning ticket at Felpausch #290, 1275 S. Michigan Ave., in Hastings. She chose her winning number combination based upon the birthdays of family members.
"I looked up the winning numbers on the Lottery’s Web site (www.michigan.gov/lottery) and was shocked to learn I had won the jackpot," she exclaimed.
The winner, who works at Hastings Mutual Insurance, kept the winning ticket in her purse at all times to ensure its safety prior to claiming her prize at the Lottery’s regional office in Wyoming. The lucky lady added that she plans to save her winnings for the future.
Michigan Rolldown’s first drawing was held on February 28, 2000. Drawings are held seven days a week at 7:29 p.m. The cost to play is $1.00 per wager. Tickets are available at more than 7,000 Lottery retailers statewide.
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