Millionaire Raffle on sale Monday!

LANSING, June 22, 2007 – Over 1,600 lucky players have already won in the Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle games!  Will you be the next big winner to cash in a $500, $100,000 or even a $1 million prize?

Well get ready!  Tickets for the third Millionaire Raffle go on sale Monday, June 25 at 6 a.m.!

The Raffle games have been a huge success so tickets are sure to go fast.  The Raffle will feature six prizes of $1 million; 12 prizes of $100,000; and 2,000 prizes of $500 each.  Overall odds for winning a Raffle prize are 1:297.

“The Millionaire Raffle game is a win-win.  Our players love the format and the Lottery is generating millions for the School Aid Fund!” said Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters.

The Millionaire Raffle drawing could be conducted as early as within seven days of sell out, but will be no later than Monday, July 30, 2007.

Players with winning tickets of either $1 million or $100,000 will need to contact the Lottery at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to claim their prize.  The $500 prize can be claimed at any Michigan Lottery retailer.

Millionaire Raffle tickets are $20 each and will be available beginning Monday at all Michigan Lottery retailers.  Six digit tickets, beginning with 000001, will be issued in numerical order as sales occur across the state.  When ticket number 600,000 is reached, sales will close.  Players will not be able to choose their own numbers and must match the exact number as drawn by the Lottery.

Players will be able to check winning numbers on the Lottery’s Web site at, at Lottery retailers or at Lottery regional offices throughout the state.

All proceeds from the Millionaire Raffle, as well as from all other Lottery games, 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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