The bill, passed by the Senate on Tuesday, would prohibit the disclosure unless the winner agrees to it in writing.
If legislation working its way through the Michigan Senate had been law last month, the world might never know the name and face of Donald Lawson of Lapeer, who claimed his prize for winning the $337 million in the Powerball lottery game.
The Michigan Lottery says it has been contacted by the winner of last week’s $337 million Powerball jackpot.
Three days after a ticket sold in Lapeer won a $337 million Powerball drawing, another Michigan lottery player won a big jackpot.
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Someone, somewhere in Michigan has just become very, very rich.
Lottery officials say one ticket matched five numbers Saturday and is worth $1 million before taxes. No one won the $181 million jackpot.
Starting January 15, 2012, ticket prices for the multi-state game will double to $2.00, but the starting jackpot will also double to $40 million.
What would YOU buy with that $200 million up for grabs in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing?
It’s a mystery solved. A $129 million Powerball lottery ticket sold at an urban porn shop is being split by members “Team Victory,” a group primarily from southeast Michigan.