The player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the Nov. 2 drawing to win the big prize: 01-03-19-28-29. He bought his winning ticket at Dixie Party Store, located at 8774 Dixie Highway in Clarkston.
“I bought a Fantasy 5 ticket on my birthday hoping to win big, but you never expect to,” said the player. “I went to the store the next day and got a printout of the winning numbers. When I saw I’d matched all five, I couldn’t believe I had actually won, especially since it was on my birthday!”
The lucky player recently visited Lottery headquarters to claim the big prize. With his winnings, he plans to share with family.
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.