It took a second glance for a Kent County man to realize he’d won $100,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s Lucky 7 x 7 instant game online.
“I play online regularly, and thought I won $1,000,” said the 51-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous. “When I took a second look, I realized I won $100,000 and I was stunned!
“I told my wife and kids I had won and none of them believed me. I think we’re all still in shock and will be until the check goes in the bank!”
The lucky player recently visited Lottery headquarters to claim the big prize. With his winnings, he plans to pay some bills, complete some home renovations, and then save the remainder.
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 2018, Lottery players won more than $676 million playing games online.