Mega Millions

Bill Shuewayhat, owner of John's Market in Troy, said he is thrilled the winning $79 million Mega Millions lottery ticket was purchased at his store. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio 950)

$79M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Troy

Someone who bought a $1 lottery ticket in Troy is now $79 million richer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

Michigan Lottery Eyes Internet Sales Despite Opposition

The Michigan Lottery sees the Internet as its new frontier for business, where more tickets can be sold and games can be played to ultimately pump more money into public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2013

Michigan Lottery Gears Up For New Online Sales

The Michigan Lottery plans to begin selling online subscriptions for games such as Mega Millions and Powerball starting this spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

Someone Holds A Winning Lotto Ticket About To Expire

The winning ticket was purchased at the Walter’s Pipe Shop, at 122 West Lafayette Blvd. in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Rises To $45 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to an estimated $45 million for the next drawing in the multistate lottery game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

At the BP on 11 Mile Road in Royal Oak, where a $250,000 ticket was sold. (WWJ Photo/Kathryn Larson)

Three Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold

None of the 3 winning tickets sold for Friday’s record $640 million jackpot went to Michiganders, but don’t toss your tickets just yet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 26:  Prince Fielder puts on his Tigers' jersey    helped by CEO and general manager Dave Dombrowski (left) and Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch during a press conference at Comerica Park on January 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jorge Lemus/Getty Images)

Win The Mega Millions Or Be Prince Fielder?

With tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot being a whopping $540 million and the lump sum payout being roughly $270 million I have to ask the question.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2012

Richard Lustig with his book. (CBS Detroit)

Mega Millions Fever: How To Increase Your Odds Of Winning

“Pools are good because you’re increasing your odds of winning without spending too much,” author Richard Lustig said.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2012

Mega Millions Jackpot Over $500 Million

“Never has there been a jackpot this size in any lottery in the world,” said Michigan Lottery spokesperson Andi Brancato.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To $363 Million!

Lottery officials say there haven’t been many jackpots bigger than this one. In fact, it ranks as the third-largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012