Classic Lotto jackpot tops Mega Millions again

LANSING, January 2, 2008 – Once again the Classic Lotto 47 jackpot has topped the prize for Mega Millions! With no jackpot winners in Saturday’s drawing, the Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is now at a whopping $15.7 million! The current Mega Millions jackpot is $12 million.

Fourteen players matched five numbers to win $2,500 each and 803 players matched four numbers to win $100. Saturday’s winning numbers were 04 21 38 40 45 46.

The next Classic Lotto 47 drawing is tonight at 7:29 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at any Lottery retailer and sales for tonight’s 7:29 p.m. drawing will close at 7:08 p.m.

The $15.7 million Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is the largest in the game’s history. The previous record was $12,624,787 which was claimed in July 2007. The jackpot starts at $1 million and grows by at least $100,000 each time the jackpot is not won.

In addition, the Millionaire Raffle, Drawing #6 was conducted today. A complete list of all winning numbers is available on the Lottery’s Web site at

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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