Only a few hours are left to claim a Michigan Lottery prize of more than $84,000.
The top prize for the Dec. 12, 2012 drawing for Fantasy 5 — $84,147 – must be claimed by 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, or the prize will go to the state School Aid Fund. The winning ticket was purchased in Detroit at the New Merchant Food Center. The winning numbers for that drawing were: 02-05-17-23-30.
Time also is running out to claim the $250,000 top prize for the Dec. 24, 2012 drawing for the Keno! game. That prize must be claimed by 4:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23 or that prize also will go to the state School Aid Fund. (Michigan Lottery offices will be closed on Dec. 24.) That winning ticket was sold in Westland, at OM Guru Ashish Inc.
Another Fantasy 5 top prize, $207,580 from the Jan. 6, 2013 drawing, also has gone unclaimed for nearly a year. That prize must be claimed by 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2014. The winning ticket was purchased in Muskegon, at a Meijer gas station.
In the 2013 fiscal year, the Michigan Lottery contributed $734.3 million to the School Aid Fund. Michigan Lottery players also were awarded $1.49 billion in prizes in the 2013 fiscal year.
Players can call the Michigan Lottery Public Relations office at 517-373-1237 with any questions regarding unclaimed prizes.