LANSING, March 13, 2003 – Lowell Puckett of Muskegon raked in the dough upon winning a $9,267 Michigan Rolldown jackpot prize in the March 2 drawing. The winning numbers for that drawing were: 7, 9, 13, 14 and 16.
In total for the March 2 drawing, 9,708 winners shared $31,367 in prizes. In addition to the sole jackpot winner, 38 winners matched four numbers to win a $100 prize; 959 winners matched three numbers to win a $10 prize; and 8,710 winners matched two numbers to win the $1 prize.
Puckett purchased the winning "easy pick" ticket at Wesco #31, 1819 E. Apple Ave., in Muskegon.
"I looked up the winning numbers while reading the newspaper," said Puckett. "I was very excited to find out I had won! I was so shocked to see that I had matched all five numbers that I went to a couple of different local Lottery retailers to have them double check the ticket."
Puckett, 61, kept the winning ticket in a "safe place" prior to claiming his winnings at the Lottery