The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, won the big prize by matching the Fantasy 5 Double Play numbers drawn on Oct. 29: 10-11-20-21-31. He bought his winning ticket at the Shell service station, located at 3950 E. 10 Mile Road, in Warren.
The winner, who described himself as a regular Lottery player, visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim the big prize. He said he planned to buy a new car to celebrate his luck, then would decide what to do with the rest of the money.
Each Fantasy 5 play is only $1. For an additional $1 per play, EZmatch may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a chance to win up to $500 instantly. For an additional $1 per play, Double Play may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a second chance to win up to $110,000 in the nightly Double Play drawing. Fantasy 5 players select five numbers from one to 39. Players who match all five Fantasy 5 numbers drawn win a jackpot that starts at $100,000. Fantasy 5 drawings are held seven days a week at 7:29 p.m. Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is $105,000.