$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Michigan

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By WWJ Newsradio 950

(WWJ) A $2 million Powerball jackpot is waiting to be claimed in Michigan. 

According to the Michigan Lottery, a Michigan player won $2 million in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing.

A yet-unknown lucky player matched the five white balls drawn – 14-18-36-49-67 – in Wednesday’s drawing to win a $1 million prize. Thanks to the Powerplay, the prize was multiplied to $2 million.

The winning ticket was bought at KC’s Lake Thirteen Party Store, located at 587 West Surrey Road in Farwell, Michigan, which is located about 20 miles north of Mt. Pleasant.

The $2 million winner should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at 517-373-1237 to schedule an appointment to collect their big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Lansing.

Players shooud note that Powerball tickets are valid for only one year from the drawing date.

Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each 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.

The Powerball drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday and may be watched live online at this link. Powerball tickets are sold in 45 states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

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Remember, never gamble more than you can afford to lose. Facing a gambling problem can be an overwhelming experience, if you get in over your head you can feel like there is no way out. If you need help, call The Michigan Problem Gambling Helpline 1-800-270-7117.