Michigan Lottery: Macomb County man wins $500K on Cashword scratch off

Macomb County Man Wins $500,000 Playing the Michigan Lottery’s 10X Cashword Instant Game (Michigan Lottery)

LANSING, Mich. – A Macomb County man couldn’t focus after winning $500,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s 10X Cashword instant game.

The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought his winning ticket at the B&B Liquor Store, located at 48806 Hayes Road in Macomb.

“I bought a ticket on the way to work and scratched it in my car when I got there,” said the 73-year-old player. “I was just in shock when I uncovered 10 words. I sat in my car for a few minutes, and then went inside. It was so hard to focus for the rest of the day knowing I had $500,000 in my pocket.”

The lucky player visited Lottery headquarters to claim his prize. With his winnings, he plans to pay some bills and then save the remainder.

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Players have won more than $24 million playing 10X Cashword, which launched in April. Each $10 ticket offers players a chance to win prizes ranging from $10 up to $500,000. More than $20 million in prizes remain, including one $500,000 top-prizes and 10 $1,000 prizes.

Lottery instant games may be purchased at 10,500 retailers across the state.

In 2020, Lottery players won more than $1.5 billion playing instant games.