An Oakland County man’s bank account got a big boost after he won $100,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s Mayan Legends game online.
“I usually play Keno online, but decided to give the Mayan Legends game a try while I was avoiding shoveling snow on Saturday,” said the 50-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. “I had been playing for about 10 minutes when I hit for $100,000!
“I can’t believe I actually hit such a huge prize! Honestly, I’m just in disbelief that I really won.”
The player visited Lottery headquarters on Tuesday to claim the big prize. He’s planning to save his winnings.
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 1 million 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.