A Macomb County man feels relief after winning $250,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s Diamond Payout instant game online.
“I sat down with a cup of coffee in the morning and got on my account,” said the player, who chose to remain anonymous. “I played a few games and then I hit $250,000!
“had to get my glasses to make sure my eyes were seeing it right. I took a screenshot on my phone to show my family. It was an incredible feeling.”
The 56-year-old player visited Lottery headquarters to claim his big prize. With his winnings, he plans to take his sons on a golf trip and then invest in his retirement.
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, Lucky for Life, Lotto 47, and Fantasy 5 online. Through its online platform, the Lottery offers players more than 90 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 2019, Lottery players won more than $845 million playing games online.