A lucky Michigan Lottery player has won $25,000 in the second Veterans Day 50/50 Raffle bonus drawing.
The winning raffle ticket number was 0211862. The lucky ticket was bought at the Ellis Party Store, located at 278 West Saginaw Road in Sanford. The winning ticket also is eligible for the game’s jackpot drawing. The Veteran’s Day 50/50 Raffle jackpot currently stands at $858,997.
The winning ticket holder should visit a Lottery claim center to collect the prize.
The Lottery has teamed up with the National Guard Association of Michigan (NGAM) for the Veterans Day 50/50 Raffle. A portion of proceeds from every ticket sold will go to NGAM to support its efforts to help Michigan veterans and their families.
Tickets for the Veterans Day 50/50 Raffle may be purchased at Lottery retailers across the state. Players may purchase a single play for $5 each, five plays for $20, 15 plays for $50, or 40 plays for $100. Tickets for the raffle will be sold until 11:59 p.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
The Veterans Day 50/50 Raffle jackpot will grow with each ticket purchased. Fifty cents of each $1 wagered will be added to the jackpot. Players may check the amount of the growing jackpot by visiting www.michiganlottery.com.
The Veterans Day 50/50 Raffle jackpot drawing will take place on Nov. 12. One lucky player whose raffle number matches in exact order the number drawn by the Lottery will win the huge jackpot.
In addition to the jackpot drawing, bonus drawings will be held each week through Nov. 4. Each bonus drawing gives players a chance to win $25,000. Players automatically are entered in the bonus drawings when they purchase their tickets.