Montmorency County Man Wins $300,000 Playing the Michigan Lottery’s Wild Time Deluxe Instant Game

Winning TicketPurchasing a Wild Time Deluxe ticket on a whim paid off for a Montmorency County man who won the game’s $300,000 top prize.

The lucky 30-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased his winning ticket at Murphy USA, located at 859 Edelweiss Parkway in Gaylord.

“I don’t play instant games often, but I do like to buy them here and there,” said the player. “I decided to purchase a Wild Time Deluxe ticket on a whim while I was at the store one day and then scanned it a few days later to check it. When I realized how much I’d won, I was shocked!”

The player visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim his prize. He plans to save his winnings.

Players have won more than $55 million playing Wild Time Deluxe which launched in April 2021. Each $5 ticket offers players a chance to win prizes ranging from $5 up to $300,000. More than $10 million in prizes remain, including four $25,000 prices and 12 $2,500 prizes.

Lottery instant games may be purchased at any of the 10,500 retailers across the state.

In 2021, Lottery players won more than $1.8 billion playing instant games.

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