The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot is at a staggering $11,350,000! The estimated lump sum cash value is $7,201,776, less taxes. This jackpot has been growing since it was last won on February 13, 2013. Will the ticking time-bomb go off on Saturday for a lucky Lottery player?
The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot starts at $1 million and grows by at least $100,000 each time the jackpot is not won. The largest Classic Lotto 47 jackpot was $23,597,120; it was won in the March 1, 2008 drawing by an anonymous player who purchased their ticket in St. Clair Shores. At the other end of the spectrum the smallest jackpot won playing CL47 was $1.2 million; October 28, 2006 is the drawing date that made one Gladwin resident a millionaire!
The current jackpot ranks 13th among the CL47 wins since the Michigan Lottery introduced this draw game on May 15, 2005.
The next Classic Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday at 7:29 p.m. Sales will close at 7:08 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at any of approximately 10,500 Michigan Lottery retailers around the state.