Classic Lotto jackpot at $12.2 million!

LANSING, June 29, 2007 – An unprecedented Classic Lotto 47 jackpot of $12.2 million is up for grabs in Saturday’s drawing!

The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is now at the largest it’s been since the game began in May of 2005.

In Wednesday’s drawing, 17 lucky players matched five of six numbers to win $2,500 each.  Wednesday’s winning numbers were 1-4-10-26-31-40.

The previous record jackpot in Classic Lotto 47, which was $7,691,973, was won on October 18, 2006 by a player from Sterling Heights.

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.  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 Saturday.

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/.

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