I don't usually play the Mega Millions or Powerball until it reaches a billion dollars.

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There are several Michiganders who played the lotto and won big.

These Are The 3 Biggest Lotto Winners In Michigan History

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There have been several lottery winners in Michigan who have won large sums of money.

Here are some of the biggest lottery winners in Michigan history:

Donald Lawson: In 2012, Donald Lawson of Lapeer won $337 million in the Powerball lottery, which was the largest prize in Michigan history at the time.

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Mary and Ralph Stebbins: In 2005, Mary and Ralph Stebbins won $208 million in the Mega Millions lottery.

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $262 Million
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$1.05 billion winner: According to Jackpocket, the largest lottery win ever recorded in Michigan history was for $1.05 billion dollars.

The ticket was purchased at a Kroger off of Grand River Avenue in Novi.

Michigan’s millionaire winners: In 2022, there were 48 lottery tickets sold in Michigan that won $1 million or more.

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The biggest prize was $5.4 million on a Lotto 47 drawing via a ticket bought online in Redford.

If you wanna try your luck at the lottery in Michigan you have several options.

Mega Millions

  • Mega Millions tickets cost $2.00 per play.
  • Players may pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers - five different numbers from 1 to 70 (the white balls) and one number from 1 to 25 (the gold Mega Ball) - or select Easy Pick/Quick Pick.
  • You win the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing.
  • There are a total of nine ways to win a prize in Mega Millions, ranging from the jackpot down to $2:

Powerball

  • Powerball tickets cost $2 per play.
  • Select five numbers between 1 and 69 for the white balls, then select one number between 1 and 26 for the red Powerball.
  • Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers.
  • Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 pm ET at the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
  • The Powerball jackpot grows until it is won.
  • Players win a prize by matching one of the 9 ways to win.
  • The jackpot is won by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball.

 

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