Monroe County Man Wins $105,000 Fantasy 5 Jackpot from the Michigan Lottery

JOhn SancrantA Monroe County man knew he was a Fantasy 5 jackpot winner as soon as he saw the numbers online.

John Sancrant, 71, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the June 26 drawing to win the big prize: 02-07-22-26-30. He bought his winning ticket at Frenchtown Cheers, located at 1837 N. Monroe Street in Monroe.

“I play Fantasy 5 regularly and always pick my numbers based on birth dates,” said Sancrant. “I had just finished dinner and looked at the numbers. As soon as I saw them, I knew I had won. I didn’t even have to get the ticket to double check!

“I have had pretty good luck playing lottery. This is the fourth big prize I have won and they keep getting a little bigger each time. I’m hoping to be back here soon for millions!”

Sancrant visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim his big prize. He plans to save his winnings.

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. Tickets may be purchased at a retailer or online at until 7:08 p.m. on the day of the drawing.

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