Michigan Lottery players should check their tickets to see if they’re the lucky owner of a Fantasy 5 winner worth $100,000! Players shouldn’t wait, since the prize must be claimed by 4:45 p.m. on Thursday or it goes to the state School Aid Fund.
The winning ticket for the May 8, 2013 Fantasy 5 drawing was purchased the 7-Eleven located at 24111 Meadowbrook in Novi. It matched all five of the winning numbers: 04-22-27-36-37.
If anyone finds they’ve got the winning ticket, they immediately should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing.
Three major Michigan Lottery prizes have gone unclaimed since March 10, adding nearly $639,000 to the School Aid Fund. Two of the winning tickets were bought in Southfield. The third was purchased in Flint. The unclaimed prizes were:
- $250,000 Mega Millions prize. The winning ticket expired on April 14. It was bought in Southfield, at the 8 Mile Foodland, 18880 8 Mile Road.
- $250,000 Mega Millions prize. The winning ticket expired on March 31. It was bought in Flint, at the South End Market, 1701 S. Saginaw Street.
- $138,727 Fantasy 5 prize. The winning ticket expired on March 10. It was bought in Southfield, at the Smokers Depot & Convenience, 27214 West 8 Mile Road.
The Lottery contributed $734.3 million to the School Aid Fund in the 2013 fiscal year. That works out to about $483 for each of the 1.52 million pupils in the state’s kindergarten-through-12th grade system.