Michigan Lottery: Friday the 13th is historically lucky for Mega Millions players

Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is $225 million

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The Michigan Lottery says the Mega Millions game has been particularly lucky for lottery players on Friday the 13th.

Since 2003, Lottery players have won more than $171 million in jackpots from Friday the 13th drawings. So keep that in mind this week as we head into Friday, Aug. 13, 2021. Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is $225 million.

Four Michigan Lottery players hit Mega Millions jackpots on the supposedly unluckiest of days. The most recent winner, Kevin Blake, of Waterford, split a $42 million jackpot with a Rhode Island player on Oct. 13, 2017.

In addition to the jackpot prizes, 35 lucky Mega Millions players have won prizes ranging from $10,000 up to $1 million on Friday the 13th.

Mega Millions tickets for may be purchased online at MichiganLottery.com and at the Lottery’s 10,500 retailers around the state until 10:45 p.m. the day of the drawing.

Good luck!

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