Oakland County lottery club shares how they plan to spend $1B Mega Millions jackpot
NOVI, Mich. – The news of who won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is swirling around the Kroger in Novi. It’s where someone belonging to the four-person Wolverine FLL Lottery Club bought the winning ticket back in January. On Friday, an attorney for the group announced how they’re going to spend their money. READ: Lottery club claims Michigan’s largest jackpot in historyAdThe group took the lump sum option, putting the grand total at $776 million. Kroger will get $50,000 for selling the winning ticket and plans to donate the money to the Food Bank Council of Michigan.
Lottery club claims Michigan’s largest jackpot in history
The Michigan Lottery finally announced Friday who won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot. The lucky winners of the $1.05 billion lottery prize are members of a four-person lottery club called the Wolverine FLL Club. AdMany are wondering who the lottery club is comprised of. According to the Michigan Lottery, individuals must start a lottery group if two or more people want to file a joint claim for a lottery prize. If the lottery prize is more than $600, the group must name all group members to the Bureau of State Lottery and, before getting any money, all members must be vetted for liability.
Oakland County lottery club claims $1B Mega Millions jackpot
NOVI, Mich. – The wait is over: The winners of the largest lottery prize in Michigan history have claimed their billion-dollar jackpot. A four-member Oakland County lottery club, named Wolverine FLL Club, held the winning lottery ticket drawn on Jan. 22 for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot -- the largest prize in Michigan Lottery history, Michigan Lottery reports. The group’s winning ticket -- with numbers 04, 26, 42, 50, 60 and the Mega Ball 24 -- was purchased at a Kroger in Novi. According to officials, the national and world record for a lottery jackpot is $1.58 billion. The largest lottery prize ever won by a Michigan player was a $337 million Powerball jackpot won back in 2012, officials said.
Michigan lottery club claims $1.05B Mega Millions jackpot prize
LANSING, MI -- The winners of the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history and the largest ever won in Michigan have come forward to claim their prize. The winners of the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Jan. 24 have been revealed as a four-member lottery club called Wolverine FLL Club. Lottery players in Michigan are required to be publicly identified when they win jackpot prize in multi-state games such as Mega Millions or Powerball, according to Jake Harris, spokesperson for the Michigan Lottery. Harris said this marks the sixth time a lottery club has claimed a large jackpot prize in the last 20 years. “Strong partnerships with both the state of Michigan and the Food Bank Council of Michigan are integral in driving our mission forward.”For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.mlive.com