Lucky man wins classic jackpot of $8,802,078!

Classic Lotto 47This lucky Classic Lotto 47 player got lucky on a whole new level when they purchased the winning numbers via the easy pick option for the January 18, 2012 drawing.

The player has decided to divvy the winnings between a few close family members and start a business. 

The winning easy-pick ticket was purchased at Tweeny’s Market, 19191 Merriman Rd., in Livonia.

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