Someone in Michigan won the jackpot — a big Michigan Lottery Powerball jackpot worth $70 million.
According to the Michigan Lottery, the Huron Plaza Party Store, at 694 West Huron Street in Pontiac sold the only jackpot-winning ticket in last week’s drawing held on February 12, 2020.
The lucky MI Lottery player won the Powerball jackpot by predicting all five white balls and the red Powerball drawn. The winning numbers for the drawing were – 14-47-54-55-68 – and the Powerball 25.
Michigan Lottery Powerball Stats
This Powerball jackpot win goes down as the fifth time a Michigan Lottery player has won the games top prize since 2010. However, the last Michigan player to win the Powerball jackpot was Phillip Chippewa, of Suttons Bay. He won an $80 Powerball jackpot from the September. 21, 2019 drawing.
In 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won $337 million playing the Powerball game. Lawson’s jackpot win holds the record for the largest Lottery prize ever won in Michigan.
The lucky winner should contact the Lottery’s Public Relations Division at 517-373-1237 to set up an appointment to claim their prize. The winner may accept their prize as a 30-year annuity for the full jackpot or a one-time lump sum payment of about $50 million.
Powerball may be played 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.
Powerball has a starting jackpot prize worth $40 million that will roll until someone wins it. Tickets cost $2 per play, and the overall odds of winning are 1 in about 25 chances. Players win this jackpot by matching five white ball numbers from a pool of 69 numbers and one red Powerball number from a pool of 26 numbers.