The ticket, which expired at 4:45 p.m., was sold at Motor City Liquor, located at 2313 Gratiot Avenue in Detroit. The winning ticket matched the five white balls drawn: 04-14-19-26-40.
Lucky For Life tickets are valid for one year from the date of the drawing.
It was the first major Michigan Lottery draw game prize to go unclaimed in 2016.
The record for an unclaimed Lottery prize in Michigan is $34 million. It was set in 1998, when a winning Michigan Lotto game ticket, sold at the Meijer located at 1350 West Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing, went unclaimed.