Classic Lotto 47 prize continues climb

LANSING, February 19, 2008 – Wednesday could be your big day! The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is up again and one lucky player could be in for a lot of cash on Wednesday night.

The jackpot is a staggering $21.9 million!

In Saturday’s drawing, 21 lucky players each won $2,500 for matching five of six numbers. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 02 05 16 33 35 45.

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