LANSING (AP/WWJ) – A Detroit woman was lucky — and then lucky again, winning both a free ticket and then a $1 million jackpot with it.
Irene Molette won the multi-state Powerball game.
The Michigan Lottery said today the woman won a free ticket through a scratch-off game and matched five numbers on Sept. 29.
In related news, the lucky hits just keep coming: The Michigan lottery announced Friday it had generated a record $770 million profit during this fiscal year.
The lottery says it tops the previous record of nearly $750 million, was set during the 2007 fiscal year.
Lottery money goes into the state’s School Aid Fund.
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