Genesee County Woman Wins $100,000 on the Michigan Lottery’s The Big Spin Show

One non-winning The Big Spin ticket is all it took for a Genesee County woman to win a $100,000 prize on The Big Spin show.

Alysha Flaig, 35, won the big prize after spinning the prize wheel on The Big Spin show hosted by Detroit basketball champion, John Salley. Flaig was selected to participate in the show after entering codes from non-winning The Big Spin tickets online.

“When The Big Spin first came out in 2019, my husband and I entered lots of non-winning tickets,” said Flaig. “This time around, we entered one non-winning ticket and won 50 entries. When I got the call from the Lottery informing me that I was one of the winners, I couldn’t believe it! I now know that sometimes it truly only takes one to win.

“Winning $100,000 is amazing and will allow my husband and I to pay off our student loans. I couldn’t be more excited and grateful for this experience,” said Flaig.

John Salley (left), Alysha Flaig, and Alysha's husband Nicholas (right)Flaig, of Burton, was one of five players selected for The Big Spin show in a random drawing. Entries are still being accepted into The Big Spin second chance drawing. Players may enter non-winning The Big Spin tickets at for a chance to appear on the televised game show. Ten additional players will be selected to appear on the Lottery’s The Big Spin televised events. The two remaining The Big Spin second chance drawings are scheduled to take place on Dec. 28 and March 1.

Each player selected will spin The Big Spin wheel and have a chance to win up to $2 million. All the players who spin The Big Spin wheel are guaranteed to win at least $100,000.

The Big Spin televised events will air shortly after evening Lottery drawings. Players may submit non-winning The Big Spin ticket Spin Codes at By entering codes, players will earn entries for the drawings for the opportunity to appear on television and spin the big wheel.

Each $10 The Big Spin ticket offers players a chance to instantly win prizes ranging from $10 up to $1 million. Players have won more than $6 million playing The Big Spin which launched in September. More than $64 million in prizes remain, including three $1 million top prizes, four $10,000 prizes, and 134 $1,000 prizes.

In 2021, Lottery players won more than $1.8 billion playing instant games. Instant games may be purchased at the Lottery’s 10,500 retailers across the state.

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