LANSING, January 20, 2009 – Five lucky finalists who will participate in a drawing for $2 million will be selected by the Michigan Lottery on Wednesday, February 18.
The finalists will be chosen from those players who win $1,000 on one of the Lottery’s $20 Instant tickets: “$35,000,000 Riches”, “Double Red Millions”, “Casino Fortune”, “Multi Millions”, and “Casino Royale”. Claims of $1,000 prizes made before the close of business on Friday, February 13 will qualify for the drawing. In order to claim a $1,000 prize, winners must redeem their ticket at a Lottery regional office or licensed bank claim center.
Finalists drawn will be notified by phone on February 18 and also by US mail.
The grand prize drawing will be conducted at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Tuesday, March 3, during halftime of the Detroit Pistons vs. Denver Nuggets basketball game.
Persons who have winning tickets for the “$35,000,000 Riches”, “Double Red Millions”, “Casino Fortune”, “Multi Millions”, and “Casino Royale” Instant games and need to find a Lottery regional office or licensed bank claim center can visit the Lottery’s website at http://www.michigan.gov/lottery or contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237.
Players who redeem $1,000 prizes after February 13 will be eligible for the next $2 million drawing, which will be conducted summer 2009.
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