The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, learned he was a big winner after stopping for gas while taking a trip in northern Michigan. He matched the Fantasy 5 winning numbers drawn on Friday – 04-14-18-19-22 – to win his big prize. He bought his winning ticket at the Alpena E-Z Mart, located at 1035 West Chisholm Street in Alpena.
With his winnings, the player plans to pay some bills and put the remainder in savings.
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. Players who match all five Fantasy 5 numbers drawn win a jackpot guaranteed to start at $100,000. Fantasy 5 drawings are held seven days a week at 7:29 p.m. Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is $115,000.