Fantasy 5 Jackpot Hits $500,000 for Tonight’s Drawing

Fantasy 5 with EZMatchMichigan Lottery players have half a million reasons to play Fantasy 5.

Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot has reached $500,000. To win the game’s jackpot, players must match all five of the numbers drawn.

In 2016, players have claimed nearly $10 million in Fantasy 5 jackpot prizes.

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. 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. Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is $500,000.

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Two Lucky Players Club Members Win V.I.P Experience for NASCAR Weekend from Michigan Lottery

Michigan International Speedway MISMichigan Lottery players Michael Kloosterman, of Grand Rapids, and Linda Schneider, of Adrian, are revved up and ready for a once-in-a-lifetime NASCAR weekend.

The two race fans won the Players Club second chance drawing for a V.I.P. experience at this weekend’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

The winners and their two guests will be taking in the exciting NASCAR action in style throughout the weekend and will be treated to several special behind the scenes experiences. Each winner’s prize package is valued at $1,200, and includes: tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, garage passes to see the NASCAR cars up close, access to pre-race ceremonies, pace car rides, and admission to the track’s premier hospitality area, the Champions Club.

Kloosterman and Schneider won the exclusive packages by entering the Lottery’s second chance drawing available to members of the Players Club.

The Players Club is a free program that gives Lottery players the chance to accumulate points by entering codes from non-winning instant, pull tab, draw game tickets, and through online game play. Points may be redeemed for entries into drawings for prizes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences or for merchandise, including Lottery free-play coupons.

Players may join the Players Club by visiting: www.michiganlottery.com/join_now.

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One Week Remains for Michigan Lottery Players to Buy Big League Raffle Tickets

BLRaffle-Insta-16Michigan Lottery players have one week remaining to get in the game with a Big League Raffle ticket.

Lottery players may purchase tickets for the Big League Raffle – the Lottery’s first baseball-themed raffle game – at retailers and online. For just $10, each ticket offers a chance to win cash prizes up to $50,000, plus Detroit Tigers™ 2017 season ticket packages, and 2016 MLB World Series® trips.

Winners of the 2016 MLB World Series trip prize will receive:

  • Two tickets to one of the first four games of the 2016 MLB World Series
  • Round-trip coach airfare for two people to MLB World Series host city (as applicable)
  • Round-trip ground transportation between destination airport and hotel (as applicable)
  • Round-trip ground transportation between hotel and MLB World Series game
  • Four-star hotel accommodations for two nights
  • $500 spending money
  • One 2016 MLB World Series merchandise gift

Winners of the Detroit Tigers 2017 season ticket packages will receive two lower baseline box season tickets and one parking pass for the regular season home schedule.

The Big League Raffle drawings will be conducted on Sept. 1. The winning raffle numbers will be posted on the Lottery’s website: www.michiganlottery.com. Lottery players must match their raffle number in exact order to the winning numbers drawn by the Lottery. Those who purchase their Big League Raffle tickets online will be notified by email if they are a lucky winner.

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Request for Proposal

Michigan Lottery Money Tree LogoThe Michigan Bureau of State Lottery is issuing a Request for Proposal to develop, implement, support and maintain Michigan Lottery web and downloadable applications.  

Request for Proposal

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals by September 26, 2016 in response to the below RFP.

Addenda/Notices

Required Forms

It is critical that the integrity and security of the Michigan Lottery be maintained. When the Michigan Lottery issues an RFP, vendors must be willing to disclose background information.  The following forms along with instructions are referenced in the RFP:

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Washington State Man Wins $162,698 Fantasy 5 Jackpot During Visit to Michigan

A Washington state man’s trip to Michigan to visit family and friends turned out to be a profitable journey when he won $162,698 Fantasy 5 jackpot.

The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, won the jackpot by matching the numbers drawn on Aug. 10: 08-13-19-33-35. He bought his winning ticket at Nixon’s Grocery, located at 15998 W. Brant Road, in Brant.

The winner said he stopped in to the store to buy cigarettes and decided on a whim to try his luck with some Easy Pick Fantasy 5 tickets.

“I left the tickets with my mother when I went back to Washington.  I thought I’d won a few bucks with them and told her to cash them in and keep the money,” he said.  “When she called me and told me she thought I’d won the jackpot, I thought she was kidding me.  I just couldn’t believe it.”

After checking the numbers on the Lottery website, then with a call to the Lottery, the winner booked another plane ticket to Michigan.  He collected his winnings today during a visit to Lottery headquarters.

“I still can’t believe I won the jackpot.  It’s really going to make a difference in my life,” said the winner, a native of Saginaw County.

The player said he plans to pay off some bills, buy a new car, and then save the rest for to help take care of his family’s needs.

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. 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. Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is $186,000.

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