LANSING, June 4, 2007 – The huge jackpot just keeps getting bigger! Since no one matched all six numbers on Saturday night, the Classic Lotto 47 jackpot has grown to a whopping $9.7 million, the largest in the game’s history!
Sixteen tickets matched five or six numbers to win $2,500 each. Saturday’s winning numbers were 05-08-16-19-35 and 40. The next drawing is Wednesday.
Classic Lotto 47 is a six digit game drawn Wednesdays and Saturdays. Jackpots begin at $1 million and increase by $100,000 in every drawing. The game began May 15, 2005.
The previous record jackpot was $7,691,973, which was won on October 18, 2006 by a player from Sterling Heights.
Classic Lotto 47 tickets can be purchased at any Lottery retailer and sales for Wednesday night’s drawing will close at 7:08 p.m. on Wednesday.
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/.
# # #