Michigan Lottery fans, a woman from Grand Rapids has been lucky enough to win in the Michigan Lottery’s Lucky for Life game. This prize will award her $25,000 a year for life.
Terri McKellar, the winner, could not believe she had won after purchasing her ticket at the Fuller Quick Stop. She did, however, choose to receive a lump sum of $390,000 instead of the yearly installments of $25,000.
- Up to $1,000 a day for life.
- Drawings are Mondays and Thursdays
How To Play
To start, you can choose five white ball numbers ranging from 1 to 48. Then, choose a single Lucky Ball number ranging from 1 to 18. You have the option to select “Easy Pick” to have your numbers randomly selected.
You can play up to 10 panels per ticket, as your bankroll allows. You can also choose to play up to 30 consecutive drawings with the selected numbers by checking off a number in the multiple draw wagers area.
Simply bring your play slip to the retailer to get it printed off. Or, you also have the option to play this game online.
Finally, watch for the drawing results on TV, or you can look it up on the Michigan Lottery’s website. They also have the mobile app at your convenience to pull it up whenever to see if your numbers matched any of the numbers drawn.
Odds and Payout Table
Match (Odds) Prize
- 5 White Balls+Lucky Ball (1:30,821,472) $1,000 a Day for Life
- 5 White Balls (1:1,813,028) $25,000 a Year for Life
- 4 White Balls+Lucky Ball (1:143,356) $5,000
- 4 White Balls (1:8,433) $200
- 3 White Balls+Lucky Ball (1:3,414) $150
- 3 White Balls (1:201) $20
- 2 White Balls+Lucky Ball (1:250) $25
- 2 White Balls (1:15) $3
- 1 White Ball+Lucky Ball (1:50) $6
- Lucky Ball (1:33) $4
Based on the payout table and odds, McKellar was able to match all five white balls even though the odds are 1 in 1,813,028. She did say that she plays often and that it is her favorite game, so this benefited her greatly.
If you want to increase your chances of winning big just like McKellar, you too can purchase multiple lines on a ticket and play the game often. Just remember to keep an eye on your bankroll.