Beginning Friday, players who purchase an Online Game Card as a gift will receive a second Online Game Card to keep for themselves as a bonus. The bonus amount will vary, based on the purchase amount of the Online Game Card. Bonus amounts available are:
- Buy $10, receive a $3 bonus card
- Buy $20, receive an $8 bonus card
- Buy $50, receive a $25 bonus card
- Buy $100, receive a $75 bonus card
Each Online Game Card will be printed from the retailer’s Lottery terminal and will include a unique code that players enter into their Michigan Lottery account for online play. Each code is valid for five years from the date of purchase.
Players may redeem up to $200 – not including bonus play – in Online Game Cards per week in their online accounts.
Online Game Cards have been a popular way for players to fund their online accounts because they allow players to buy in store and play online without using a credit card or bank account. About 25 percent of online players have used an Online Game Card at least once to fund their account.
Michigan Lottery players have a chance to win up to $500,000 instantly playing online. Players may also win prizes ranging from $1 up to multimillion dollar jackpots playing Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto 47, and Fantasy 5 online. Through its online platform, the Lottery offers players more than 30 different games with plays ranging in price from 5 cents to $20.
More than 426,000 players have registered to play the Lottery’s online games, which were launched in 2014. For more information or to play online, visit http://bit.ly/MSLOnlineGames.
In 2015, Lottery players won nearly $128 million playing games online.