Millionaire Raffle prize claimed

LANSING, January 30, 2007 – An anonymous Lottery Club has claimed one of the ten $100,000 Millionaire Raffle prizes!

The club, made up of two regular Lottery players, learned of their good fortune from the Lottery’s Web site.  Neither could believe their luck!  They plan to pay bills with their big win.

The lucky winning ticket was purchased Auburn Hills Gas Inc., 747 Opdyke, in Auburn Hills.

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


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