LANSING, November 22, 2006 – They’re gone! The 500,000 Millionaire Raffle tickets have sold out!
In just over a week the 500,000 Millionaire Raffle tickets, which went on sale Sunday, November 12, 2006 have been snatched up by Lottery players.
“The rapid sell-out is just what we expected from this new game! We are thrilled that Michigan Lottery players were so excited about the best odds to win $1 million!” said Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters.
Millionaire Raffle has five prizes of $1 million; 10 prizes of $100,000; and 750 prizes of $1,000!
The Millionaire Raffle drawing will be conducted on January 3, 2007 when 765 lucky numbers will be drawn. The five $1 million winners will be announced during the Lottery’s broadcast of the evening drawing at 7:29 pm and all other numbers will be available through the Lottery’s Web site https://www.michiganlottery.com, or by visiting your local Lottery retailer or Regional office. Players must retain their original Millionaire Raffle ticket in order to claim their prize.
All proceeds from the Michigan Lottery are contributed to the state School Aid Fund which supports kindergarten through 12th grade public education in Michigan. In fiscal year 2006, the contribution was $686.3 million.
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