Oakland County Man Wins $100,000 Playing the Michigan Lottery’s $300,000,000 Diamond Riches Second Chance Game

 

Winner graphicAn Oakland County man who unknowingly entered the Michigan Lottery’s $300,000,000 Diamond Riches Second Chance game won the game’s $100,000 top prize.

The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, won $100,000 after he was selected in a random drawing that took place on Nov. 12. He earned entries into the giveaway by scanning non-winning $300,000,000 Diamond Riches tickets on the Michigan Lottery app.

“I scan all my tickets on the Lottery app to double check them, but I didn’t realize that by scanning my $300,000,000 Diamond Riches tickets, I was entering a second chance giveaway,“ said the 35-year-old player. “I woke up one morning to a missed call from a Lansing number and figured it was a scam call, so I didn’t think much of it. I checked my emails before starting my day and saw I had an email from the Lottery notifying me of the prize. I did some researching and found that the Lottery headquarters is in Lansing, so I decided to call the number back.

“When a Lottery employee explained what I’d won and how I’d won it, I couldn’t believe it! You always read stories about big Lottery winners, but you never think you’ll be one of them. It is such a surreal feeling!”

The player recently visited Lottery headquarters to claim the big prize. With his winnings, he plans to pay bills and save the remainder.

The tenth and final $300,000,000 Diamond Riches second chance drawing took place on Nov. 16. Each drawing awarded:

  • One winner of $100,000
  • Five winners of $10,000
  • Twenty winners of $1,000
  • Sixty winners of $500

Players may visit MichiganLottery.com to view the $300,000,000 Diamond Riches second chance winners.

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