LANSING, January 18, 2007 – A very lucky family claimed $100,000 after their number was drawn in the Jan. 3 Millionaire Raffle.
The winners, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased only one ticket for the raffle and were “shocked” to win! They checked the winning numbers on the Lottery’s Web site and stared at the computer screen in disbelief.
The lucky ticket was purchased at Team One Food Store, 240 S. Broad St., in Hillsdale. The family plans to use the prize money to pay bills and plan for retirement.
The Millionaire Raffle is a Lottery game like you’ve never played before! A limited number of tickets, only 500,000, were sold at all Lottery terminals across Michigan beginning November 12, 2006. Each ticket sold contained a unique six-digit number from 000001 to 500000. In a single drawing which was held on Jan. 3, 765 raffle tickets were randomly selected to win the following great prizes:
- 5 grand prizes of $1,000,000 each (annuitized over 20 years)
- 10 prizes of $100,000 each
- 750 prizes of $1,000 each
The Millionaire Raffle offered players the best chance ever to win $1,000,000. With odds of just 1 in 100,000 that a player will become one of five new millionaires, it’s the most $1,000,000 prizes ever awarded in a Michigan Lottery game!
All proceeds from the 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 $688 million.
For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at https://www.michiganlottery.com/intro.
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