Three tickets matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot.
The cash option for Wednesday’s jackpot is nearly $328 million.
Winning that lottery prize would mean paying off debt first for many Metro Detroiters.
Some stores that sell lottery tickets are hitting the jackpot by buying winning tickets from desperate players at a discount, according to auditors who are urging a crackdown on the illegal practice.
Players apparently are willing to sell a winning ticket at a discount because they don’t want the state to learn their identity.
More than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report.
The ticket was sold at the Garden City Fuel Stop last summer…
Friday the 13th turned out to be lucky for a 24-year-old Port Huron woman who bought a ticket worth $66M.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick on June 26.
The winning numbers are: 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51 with a Mega Ball of 7.