The incredible hot streak for the Michigan Lottery’s Fantasy 5 players continues with a lucky player hitting the game’s 27th jackpot in 11 weeks.
The lucky ticket holder matched all five numbers drawn – 16-18-26-33-37 – to win a jackpot of $215,655. The winning ticket for Thursday night’s drawing was bought at the Kroger located at 460 North Lapeer Road in Orion Township.
This incredible run of winners began on April 7 when a lucky player won a jackpot of $271,034. During the streak, players have won jackpots totaling more than $3.8 million.
Two jackpot winners visited Lottery headquarters today to collect their big prizes. A Menominee woman, who chose to remain anonymous, collected $105,000 for her big win on June 11. She bought her ticket at the Holiday gas station located at 1051 10th Avenue in Menominee. A lucky player from Richland collected a $105,000 jackpot for his big win on Friday, June 13. The player, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased his winning ticket at Whitt’s Party Store located at 286 30th Street North in Battle Creek.
In addition to Thursday’s jackpot winner, the winning ticket holders from the April 26, May 17 and June 2 Fantasy 5 drawings have yet to claim those prizes. The ticket with the winning numbers for the April 26 drawing – 02-14-17-24-28 – was bought at the Dearborn Amoco Service located at 22096 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn. The winning ticket for the May 17 drawing matching the winning numbers – 05-13-17-25-35 – was bought at CJ’s Smokers Shop located at 37899 Mound Road in Sterling Heights. The winning ticket from the June 2 drawing matched the winning numbers – 01-14-17-23-24 –was bought at the Kroger located at 3600 Maple Road in Bloomfield Hills.
The lucky ticket holders should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to set up an appointment to claim their prize. Tickets for Fantasy 5 are valid for one year from the drawing date. Prizes of more than $50,000 must be claimed at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing.
Each Fantasy 5 play is only $1. For an additional $1 per play, EZmatch may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a chance to win up to $500 instantly. Fantasy 5 players select five numbers from one to 39.