Largest Classic Lotto jackpot EVER!

LANSING, December 3, 2007 – How would you like to win $12.7 million? The prize is the largest ever in the history of the Classic Lotto 47 game.

The cash could be yours if you’re holding the winning Classic Lotto 47 ticket on Wednesday night. For weeks the jackpot has been growing, starting at $1 million!

In Saturday’s drawing, 17 lucky players matched five of six numbers to win $2,500 each. Saturday’s winning numbers were 03-05-08-18-35-41.

The previous record jackpot in Classic Lotto 47, which was $12,624,787, was won on this year on July 4 by an anonymous couple. The ticket was purchased in Orion.

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.

Over 95 cents of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets is returned to the state in the form of contributions to the state School Aid Fund, prizes to players and commissions to retailers. In fiscal year 2007, the contribution to schools was $748.9 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $14.3 billion to education in Michigan.

For additional information, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

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