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Check your pockets: $1M Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Michigan

Winner asked to contact Michigan Lottery office

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LANSING – A lucky Michigan Lottery player is flush with cash on Valentine’s Day after winning $1 million playing Mega Millions.

A lucky player matched the five white balls drawn – 05-12-15-46-49 – in Tuesday’s drawing to win a $1 million prize. The winning ticket was bought at Dave’s Place, located at 9851 North Straits Highway in Cheboygan.

The winner from Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect the big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing. Tickets for Mega Millions are valid for one year from the drawing date.

Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening. Each Mega Millions play is only $2. For an additional $1 per play, players have the opportunity to add a “Megaplier” that can multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to five times.

Mega Millions tickets for tonight’s drawing may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com and at the Lottery’s 11,000 retailers around the state until 10:45 p.m.