Classic Lotto 47 player wins $8,802,078 jackpot!

Classic Lotto 47It’s the start of a brand new year and a brand new life for one very lucky Lottery player!

The player matched six numbers in Wednesday’s drawing to win $8,802,078!  The winning numbers were 10 18 27 33 37 and 44, and the ticket was sold at Tweeny’s Market, 19191 Merriman Rd., in Livonia. The winner should contact the Michigan Lottery’s Public Relations Division at 517-373-1237 to schedule an appointment to claim the prize.

In total, 13,932 players were winners in the drawing, with prize amounts ranging from $5 to the jackpot.

For additional information on Classic Lotto 47, please visit 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 2011, the contribution to schools was over $727.3 million. Since its inception in 1972, the Lottery has contributed over $16 billion to education in Michigan.

For information on all Lottery games, please visit the Lottery’s Web site at

“The Michigan Lottery. All across the state good things happen.”

Contact:  Andi Brancato, PR Director  517-335-5648
Agency:  Michigan Lottery Public Relations

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