Beginning Monday, and available for a limited time, all players who buy an Online Game Card at a Lottery retailer will receive a 50 percent bonus. The bonus amount will vary, based on the purchase amount of the Online Game Card. Bonus amounts available are:
- Buy $10, receive a $5 bonus
- Buy $20, receive a $10 bonus
- Buy $50, receive a $25 bonus
- Buy $100, receive a $50 bonus
Each Online Game Card will be printed from the retailer’s Lottery terminal and will include a unique code valid for the purchase amount and bonus amount 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 462,000 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 2016, Lottery players won nearly $337 million playing games online.