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Michigan Lottery: $1 million Powerball winner in Ionia

Fifth $1 million Powerball winner in as many weeks

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A Michigan Lottery player won $1 million in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.

A lucky player matched the five white balls drawn – 08-10-21-23-25 – in Wednesday’s drawing to win a $1 million prize. The winning ticket was bought at the Ionia Marathon, located at 121 North Dexter St. in Ionia.

This is the fifth time in as many weeks that a Michigan player has won $1 million playing Powerball.

On Aug. 23, three players won $1 million. Those winning tickets were bought at:

  • O’Connor’s Deli, located at 650 South Grand Street in Fowlerville
  • Melvindale Liquor Market, located at 17973 Allen Road in Melvindale
  • Old West Tobacco, located at 45029 West Pontiac Trail in Novi 

On Sept. 2, one player won $1 million. That winning ticket was bought at the Belleville Fuel Mart, located at 496 Main Street in Belleville.

The $1 million winner should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at (517) 373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect their big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing. Tickets for Powerball are valid for one year from the drawing date.

Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each at Lottery retailers across the state and online at MichiganLottery.com. A “Power Play” option that multiplies non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times to a maximum of $2 million may be added to any Powerball play for only $1.

The Powerball drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday and may be watched live online at: http://www.powerball.com. Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

About 97 cents of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets benefits the state in the form of contributions to the state School Aid Fund, prizes to players and commissions to retailers and vendors. In 2016, the Lottery provided a record $888.9 million to help support Michigan’s public schools. Since it began in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $20.5 billion to support public education. For additional information, follow the Michigan Lottery on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and online at www.michiganlottery.com