Michigan - Classic Lotto 47
and today it’s the most popular lotto game in Michigan. Classic Lotto 47 drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday evening live on local television. Jackpots start out at $1 million and build up every time the correct six numbers haven’t been matched. When the jackpot rolls to the next game the big prize can quickly get into the tens of millions!
Lottery Odds And Statistics
Classic Lotto runs on a 6-47 matrix. Players try to match the correct six numbers drawn from 1 to 47. Additional prizes are given out for matching 5, 4 and 3 numbers. The odds of winning the Classic Lotto 47 big jackpot are 1 in 10.73 million. Second place odds are 1 in 46.6 thousand and the odds of winning any prize are only 1 in 47! The winning numbers are drawn using a random number generator which is used by most modern state lotto games.
Lottery Security And Results
The largest Classic Lotto 47 jackpot ever awarded was in a mind-blowing $45.8 million back in 1995. While this is an incredible amount is isn’t the largest lotto winning in Michigan. In 2005 a single player won $208 million in the Mega Millions jackpot lotto game. As with all Michigan lottery games the Classic Lotto 47 is backed by the state government gaming regulatory commission.
The Michigan Lottery originated back in 1972 when Michigan’s residents voted to allow the creation of a full lotto system in the state. The first jackpot was a $1 million prize on August 13, 1984. Citizens all over Michigan benefit from the lotto proceeds, as revenue goes directly toward state education programs. Over $15 billion in funds have been generated to date!
By matching up just six numbers out of forty-seven you could be Michigan’s next Classic Lotto 47 millionaire! Winnings are paid out in either a lump sum (at 50% of the annuity value) or in 30 equal annual installment payments. Get your Classic Lotto 47 tickets today, it’s only a dollar a play. Be sure to play every Wednesday and Saturday for the best odds of winning!