A Hartford man made Michigan Lottery history today when he claimed the first top prize in the Cash For Life pull tab game!
David Obermesik took home a check for $110,711 from his winning $1 ticket. The 41-year-old farmer plans to use the prize money to pay off some bills and make investments.
The Van Buren County resident bought his winning ticket at the Arrowhead Bar and Grill, located at 20 W. Main Street in Hartford.
The $1 Cash for Life pull tab game offers a top prize of $100 a week for life! The winner has the option of receiving annual payments of $5,200, before taxes. A minimum prize amount of $104,000 – 20 years – is guaranteed. There also is a one-time cash payment option of $110,711, before taxes.
The Cash For Life pull tab game still offers another top prize of $100 a week for life. In addition to the top prizes, Cash For Life pull tabs feature more than $2.5 million in cash prizes and offer players a chance to win up to five times on a single ticket. Sales for this ticket began on Jan. 7, 2014.
Look for Cash For Life where Michigan Lottery Club Games are offered. To find the nearest retailer visit: http://milottery.state.mi.us/msl-cg-locations.php
Pull tab tickets, part of the Lottery’s Club Games offerings, first went on sale Oct. 27, 2003. They are available from vending machines at bars, bowling alleys, private clubs and restaurants that have been licensed to sell Lottery products. Pull tabs are similar to the Lottery’s instant tickets. Instead of scratching the play area, players tear off a tab to reveal play symbols and prizes. Players may choose from an assortment of pull tab games in various prices ranging from 50 cents to $5 per ticket.