A lucky Michigan Lottery player in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula won $448,055 playing Club Keno’s The Jack on Wednesday. It is the largest The Jack prize ever won by a Lottery player since the game’s debut on June 1, 2009.
The big winner bought their ticket at the Swallow Inn, located at 10468 South Main Street in Rapid River. Rapid River is located 21 miles northeast of Escanaba in Delta County. The lucky player won the big prize on Club Keno draw number 1233879.
The $448,055 The Jack prize set a record for the largest amount ever won in the popular game. The previous record was set in 2012 when a Wayne County player won $356,901. It also marked the first time The Jack had been won since July 6.
In June, The Jack was won on three separate occasions with an average prize payout of $54,371.
The winner should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect the big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing.
The Jack is a Club Keno add-on game that players may add to their Club Keno wager for just $1 per draw. With The Jack, players get eight easy pick numbers to match to the Club Keno numbers drawn. Players may win prizes ranging from $1 to the jackpot. The jackpot starts at $10,000 and grows until it is won. To win the jackpot, players must match all eight numbers.
Club Keno may be played at the 11,000 Lottery retailers across the state. Drawings are every three and a half minutes. Results and live drawings may be found online at http://www.michiganlottery.com.