A lucky Michigan Lottery player who bought a Lotto 47 ticket in Montcalm County is millionaire after winning the game’s $22.6 million jackpot.
The winning ticket matched all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn Saturday: 12-17-19-29-36-39. The winning ticket was bought at the Greenville E-Z Mart, located at 115 East Washington Street in Greenville.
The big win is the second-largest Lotto 47 jackpot ever won. The largest Lotto 47 jackpot won was a $23.6 million jackpot, was won by a Macomb County player on March 1, 2008. The Lotto 47 jackpot last was won on June 22, 2016 by a Wayne County man, who won $2 million.
The lucky jackpot winner may choose to receive the big prize as a one-time lump sum payment of about $14.3 million, or to receive annuity payments of about $753,000 annually for 30 years.
The lucky ticket holder from Saturday’s drawing should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to make an appointment to claim the prize at the Lottery headquarters in Lansing. Lotto 47 tickets are valid for one year from the drawing date.
Each Lotto 47 play is only $1. Players select six numbers from one to 47 for a chance to win a jackpot starting at $1 million and that grows until someone wins it. For an additional $1 per game, players may add EZMatch to their ticket for a chance to win up to $500 instantly. Lotto 47 drawings take place on Wednesday and Saturday at 7:29 p.m. Tickets may be purchased until 7:08 p.m. on the day of the drawing.