A 69-year-old man from Michigan has won a $5.42 million lotto prize. The second biggest lottery prize ever won online was from playing a Michigan lottery game.
The two lucky players who took home $5.75 million in February and March are still the record holders. Two people won a prize that would have given them $1,000 a day for the rest of their lives to play the Lucky For Life game online.
Both players agreed to receive their prizes in the form of a one-time lump payment that totaled over five million dollars.
The winner bought the ticket via the Michigan Lottery website.
The winner of the Michigan lottery used the official website of the Michigan lottery to buy his ticket. He stated that he had about $280 in his account from a recent lotto win and that he enjoyed playing the lottery online. He bought 15 tickets because he hadn’t played Lotto 47 in a long time. He marked one of them with the winning numbers that were drawn: 02-05-14-30-32-42 at the end of September.
While checking his email the next day, he noticed a message from the Michigan Lottery that said he had won a prize. The email did not mention the amount at all.
After logging into his online account, he discovered that he had hit the big prize, and his head started spinning. The Michigan Lottery allows winning players to remain anonymous, and this is what the 69-year-old decided to do as well.
The winner of the Michigan game decided to take a one-time lump sum.
The man went to the Michigan Lottery headquarters and claimed his prize in the form of a one-time lump sum payment of around $3.8, rather than the regular 30 annuity payments that would have been distributed for the full amount. His good fortune gave him the chance to win the sixth Lotto 47 prize.
The winner said that he and his family wouldn’t have to worry about money in their retirement years because they were notstruggling financially. He wanted to pay his bills and save the rest of the money for the future.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays, all Lotto 47 are held at exactly 7:29 p.m. Retailers and the official lottery website are where players can buy their tickets. Pollard Banknote made an announcement in June that there would be a lottery game via the Michigan lottery.
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