Michigan will begin selling lottery tickets and offering games online next year.
There was one winning ticket for the latest $400 million Powerball jackpot, but it wasn’t sold in Michigan.
Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot tops $400 million, and that has Metro Detroiters rushing to stores for their tickets.
No one matched all six of the winning Powerball numbers Saturday night
Lottery officials say there were no jackpot winners in Saturday’s Powerball drawing.
A single ticket sold in Florida has the winning number for the top prize: an estimated $590.5 million.
Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night’s near-historic $600 million drawing.
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.
The powerball jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is up to $100-million.