Michigan Lottery General Information
The Michigan Lottery plays five state drawn game - Daily 3 (with midday and evening draws), Daily 4
(with midday and evening drawss), Fantasy 5, Keno, and Classic Lotto 47.
Plus, two multiple-state games - Powerball and Mega Millions. There also a quas-instant game called
Club Keno which is drawn every 4 minutes, and which we do not attemp to include in this web site.
Compared to other states, the Michigan Lottery offers a high variety of lottery games.
Michigan lottery uses mechanical drawing system and drawings are televised live on several TV stations listed here.
This page is a quick reference, or a summary of the most relevant information contained in the Michigan Lottery
web site. Links to details are provided for more pertinent information.
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Michigan Lotteries Drawing Days and Times
The following table lists the drawing schedule of all Michigan lottery games. Drawing times are local and approximate.
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Time|
|Daily 3 Day||Everyday||1 p.m|
|Daily 3 Evening||Everyday||7:30 p.m|
|Daily 4 Day||Everyday||1 p.m|
|Daily 4 Evening||Everyday||7:30 p.m|
|Fantasy 5||Everyday||7:30 p.m|
|Lotto47||Wednesday and Saturday||7:30 p.m.|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday and Friday||11 p.m|
|Powerball||Wednesday and Saturday||11 p.m.|
Michigan Lottery Games - Types, Top Prizes, Odds
The following is a compact summary of each Michigan lottery game. It includes a brief description of how to play a game, the top
prizes/jackpots, and the odds of winning the top prize. You can click on a game name for detailed information.
|Game||How to Play||Top Prize||Top Prize Odds|
|Daily 3||Select 3-digits 000 to 999||$500||1 in 1,000|
|Daily 4||Select 4-digits 0000 to 9999||$5,000||1 in 10,000|
|Fantasy 5||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 39||$100,000+|
|1 in 575,757|
|Keno||Select 10 numbers, 1 through 80||$250,000|
|1 in 2,546,203|
|Lotto47||Select 6 numbers, 1 through 47||$1,000,000+|
|1 in 10,737,573|
|Mega Millions||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 56 |
+ 1 Megaball number, 1 through 46
|1 in 175,711,536|
|Powerball||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 59 |
+ 1 Powerball number, 1 through 39
|1 in 195,249,054|
Top prizes listed with "rollover" are the starting amount. The Jackpot prizes will grow after every draw until someone wins.
Pari-mutuel prize structure means players' winnings are determined by dividing the prize pool allocated for that winning category by the
number of winners.
Michigan Lottery General Rules and Regulations
The following are the most prominent rules and regulations that the player should be aware of before playing the Michigan lottery games.
- Michigan Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older.
- Michigan Lottery cannot be played by subscription or through the mail
- A lottery ticket is a bearer instrument until it is signed by the owner or owners in the designated area of the ticket. If a
ticket is properly signed, the person whose signature appears on the ticket shall be the owner of the ticket and entitled to any
prize attributable thereto.
- Please see also the Michigan Lottery Acts and Rules
and Michigan Lottery FAQ page
Claiming Prizes of the Michigan Lottery
Here are the steps you have to follow if you are a lucky winner of any Michigan lottery,
- For Michigan Lottery on-line games (Mega Millions, Powerball, Classic Lotto 47, Fantasy 5, Lucky Lines, Keno, Daily 3,
Daily 4, Raffles and Club Keno), prize must be claimed within one year of the drawing date. Unclaimed Michigan Lottery
prizes revert back to the state School Aid Fund.
- Cash prizes worth up to $600 may be claimed at any Michigan Lottery retailer.
- Cash prizes up to $50,000 may be claimed at any Michigan Lottery regional office.
There are offices in Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw, Grand Rapids, Sterling Heights and Dearborn Heights. Winners will be required to
provide a valid picture identification, such as a driver's license, and Social Security card in order to claim their prize.
- Michigan Lottery winners of prizes greater than $50,000 are required to claim their prize at Lottery headquarters at 101 E. Hillsdale in Lansing.
- In some cases, Michigan Lottery prizes can be claimed by mail.
- Michigan Lottery prizes are subject to federal, state and local income taxes.
- The Lottery does not withhold any taxes for prizes less than $5,000, but is required to report the lottery winnings to the IRS
and Michigan Department of Treasury if prizes are $601 to $5,000. For any Michigan Lottery prize over $5,000, the Lottery is
generally required to withhold an estimated 25% in federal tax and 4.35% in state tax.
For further information, please see the
Michigan lottery How to Claim page.
Where do the Michigan Lottery profits go?
The Michigan Lottery revenues support K-12 public education in Michigan. The School Aid Fund is a restricted fund that can
only be used for education. Lottery revenues comprise roughly 5 percent of this fund,
More information can be found here
Information on Each Michigan Lottery Game
Further information on each Michigan lottery lottery game such as how to play, how to win, prizes, etc., is available on
this site at the following pages.
US-Lotteries.com is not in any way affiliated with the Michigan Lottery. The information listed here is just a summary of important facts
extracted from Michigan Lottery web site. The main purpose of US-Lotteries.com is to present statistics and analysis of winning numbers, plus, online
tools and calculators such as wheels and combinations generators. Click below to see the contents of the tools available for each game.