An Ogemaw County woman is thanking God after winning $100,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s Football Payout game online.
“I had been playing the game for a while, and had won about $500,” said the 71-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. “I wanted to see if I could win a little more, so I decided to buy a few more tickets and that’s when I hit for $100,000!
“I kept saying: ‘Thank God!’ I know he definitely played a big role in me winning.
The lucky player visited Lottery headquarters Tuesday to claim her big prize. With her winnings, she plans to pay some bills.
“It’s unbelievable to win. I never thought in my wildest dreams I’d be here picking up a huge prize like this,” Michigan Lottery players have a chance to win up to $500,000 instantly playing online. Players also may 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 50 different games with plays ranging in price from 5 cents to $20.
More than 830,000 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 2017, Lottery players won more than $535 million playing games online.