A Look at Michigan’s largest lottery wins
NOVI, Mich. – When someone comes forward to claim the $1 billion Mega Millions prize, they will make history in Michigan. The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Novi at the Kroger on Grand River Avenue and Beck Road. Before Friday’s win, the highest winner was in 2012 when Donald Lawson won $337 million playing Powerball. Under Michigan law, the winner of a multi-state lottery -- like Mega Millions -- has to identify themselves when they win. If the winner knows they’re a winner, the rest of the world will soon know too.
Novi Kroger shoppers abuzz over $1 billion winning Mega Millions ticket
NOVI, Mich. – Buzz at a Novi Kroger grew Saturday as news spread of the store’s sale of the winning $1 billion Mega Millions ticket. It could’ve been anyone in the country, but the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is going to someone who likely lives by the Kroger located near the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Beck Road. The Mega Millions top prize had been growing since Sept. 15. “I think I would donate a lot of it,” said one Kroger shopper. I’d help people in need.”The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million.
$1 billion Mega Millions winning ticket sold at Novi Kroger
NOVI, Mich. – Everyone is talking about one of the largest lottery jackpots in history -- and someone in Metro Detroit is the winner. The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Novi at the Kroger on Grand River Avenue and Beck Road. The lucky player’s winning ticket matched all numbers drawn Friday night, they are 04-26-42-50-60 and the Mega Ball is 24. “I would definitely take multiple payments,” said Emma Putti. We reached out to Kroger and a spokesperson released the following statement: “Kroger congratulates the individual who purchased a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at our location in Novi, Michigan.”Now the store also gets some money for selling the winning ticket.
Lottery player who purchased ticket at Kroger in Novi wins $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot
DES MOINES, Iowa – Someone in Michigan bought the winning ticket for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which is the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger store in the Detroit suburb of Novi, the Michigan Lottery said. The Mega Millions top prize had been growing since Sept. 15, when a winning ticket was sold in Wisconsin. Friday night's drawing came just two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. Three tickets for a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot were sold in January 2016, and one winning ticket sold for a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot in October 2018.