More than 3,500 lottery winners in Michigan received public assistance last year or lived with people on welfare, food stamps or other aid, a state agency reported earlier this week.
“He’s our good customer, we’re so happy for him because he always plays the same number,” said Barry Kejbo, store owner.
The Michigan gas station that sold last month’s $337 million Powerball jackpot-winning ticket is getting ready to collect its bonus.
The winner of a $337 million Powerball jackpot has stepped forward to claim his prize.
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A Detroit lottery winner has been sentenced to 25-30 years in prison in the shooting death of his daughter’s landlord.
A Lincoln Park mom who continued to receive food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery prize has been charged with two felony counts of welfare fraud after failing to report her winnings to the state.
After twice finding out lottery winners continued to use food stamps after collecting the jackpot, Michigan lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation aimed at making sure it doesn’t happen again.
The state says a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from a food assistance program.
Lottery and other gambling winnings would factor into eligibility for welfare assistance under legislation approved Tuesday by the Republican-led Michigan House.
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