Two lucky Lotto 47 ticket holders share Michigan Lottery's record-breaking Lotto 47 jackpot to instantly become $16.14 million richer on Saturday night.
Excitement was building so much before the draw that the Michigan Lottery website became inundated by players scrambling to purchase tickets,
However, both winning tickets were actually bought from official retailers. The Select Wine Shop, 1318 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale and at Lake O Shell #4450, 1203 Jordan Lake St, Lake Odessa.
The incredibly lucky ticket-holders selected and matched all six numbers to win the top prize beating odds of about 1 in 10.74 million to win the jackpot.
According to Michigan Lottery 101 ticket holders matched 5 of the 6 numbers to win $2,500, 5.358 ticket holders matched 4 numbers to pocket $100 while 93,596 people matched 3 numbers and won $5.
The Michigan Lottery jackpot has now been reset to $1 million for the next draw on Wednesday. Players interested in taking part can purchase tickets from official retailers or online at the Michigan Lottery website.
Unfortunately, Lotto 47 is not available to play online from overseas at the current time but you can play other big official American lottos from almost anywhere in the world.
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