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Michigan Lottery

In 1972, the Michigan State Lottery was inaugurated with its debut game being the 5-Cent Green Game. It expanded its repertoire by introducing Daily 3 in 1977, Daily 4 in 1981, Mega Millions in 2002, Fantasy 5 in 2004, and Lotto 47 in 2005. 2010 saw Michigan becoming a part of the Powerball lottery. An additional feature, Double Play, was added in 2019 for both Fantasy 5 and Lotto 47; this involves a supplementary draw after the primary game, with non-jackpot prizes getting a two-fold increase.

Uniquely, Michigan is among the few states permitting online lottery play. Players have the option to buy tickets digitally for most in-state lotteries as well as for Powerball and Mega Millions.

Revenue from the lottery sales is channeled into the School Aid Fund, which substantially benefits K-12 public schools across the state.

  • Is it possible to keep my identity confidential after winning a lottery prize?

    Indeed, for state lottery winnings exceeding $10,000, you have the option to stay anonymous. However, for multi-state games such as Powerball, your identity might be disclosed to the public.
  • What's the timeframe to claim my lottery winnings?

    From the date of the draw, you're given a 365-day window to collect your prize.
  • Do I need to pay taxes on my Michigan Lottery winnings?

    Indeed, winnings from the lottery are viewed as taxable income. If you win a prize worth more than $600, you'll be given a W-2G form upon claiming. The Michigan Lottery notifies both the IRS and the Michigan Department of Treasury about any lottery winnings exceeding $600. Additionally, certain winnings have tax withholdings. For a comprehensive understanding, please refer to our Tax Information section.
  • Which lottery games are available in Michigan?

    Michigan offers a variety of games including Daily 3, Daily 4, Powerball, Mega Millions, Fantasy 5, Lotto 47, Keno, Poker Lotto, and Lucky for Life.
  • What's the minimum age requirement to participate in the Michigan Lottery?

    Individuals need to be at least 18 years old to purchase lottery tickets and claim winnings.
  • Is it possible to purchase lottery tickets for future draws?

    Indeed, you can acquire tickets ahead of time for several consecutive draws.
  • What should I do if my ticket gets misplaced, harmed, or taken?

    The Michigan Lottery doesn't assume liability for tickets that are lost, damaged, or stolen. It's advisable to store your lottery tickets securely. By signing the back of your ticket, you can establish ownership, which can be particularly helpful if it gets lost.
  • Is it possible to buy tickets via mail, phone, or online?

    You cannot obtain tickets through mail or over the phone. Lottery tickets should be bought from authorized Michigan Lottery dealers. However, if you're a U.S. citizen residing in Michigan, you have the option to buy tickets for several games online.
  • How are the proceeds from the Michigan Lottery utilized?

    The revenue generated from ticket sales is channeled to the School Aid Fund, supporting K-12 public schools throughout Michigan.