Classic Lotto 47 jackpot increased again!

LANSING, February 1, 2008 – One lucky winner could start the month of February a millionaire! The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot continues to grow and is now a staggering $19.5 million!

Saturday’s prize is by far the largest ever offered in the game and would be sure to change a winner’s life forever.

In Wednesday’s drawing, 21 lucky players each won $2,500 for matching five of six numbers. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 05 21 36 39 41 46.

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

The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot starts at $1 million and grows by at least $100,000 each time the jackpot is not won.

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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