Someone who purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in metro Detroit is much, much richer.
There are hundreds of thousands of dollars in unclaimed lottery winnings are still out there, but set to expire this month.
Michigan will begin selling lottery tickets and offering games online next year.
No one matched all six of the winning Powerball numbers Saturday night
Someone who bought a $1 lottery ticket in Troy is now $79 million richer.
The decision comes after lawmakers didn’t allocate money to launch an “iLottery” in early 2014.
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.
The Michigan Lottery plans to begin selling online subscriptions for games such as Mega Millions and Powerball starting this spring.
Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot is the fourth largest in history at $325 millions.
Someone in Michigan has just come across a fortune to the tune of $3.4 million after purchasing a $1 lottery ticket in Warren.