Ticket Sold at Marathon Gas Station Pays $100,000

By admin December 8, 2017 18:29

Ticket Sold at Marathon Gas Station Pays $100,000

A player from Monroe County bought a Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket at Marathon Gas Station, 919 West Elm Avenue in Monroe. It managed to match all the numbers drawn in Tuesday’s draw and won a whopping $100,000 jackpot. The lucky player, however, chose to remain anonymous. Dec. 5, 2017, winning numbers were 16, 18, 19, 22, and 30. The lucky winner has been playing the same set of numbers for the last couple of years. He used his family member birthdays in selecting the numbers. He buys three Easy Picks every week.

The Monroe County player said: “I was watching the drawing on Tuesday when I saw the numbers posted on the screen. I immediately recognized them, but I started second-guessing if I even bought the ticket and started to panic. When I found my ticket, I was so excited.” He visited lottery headquarters on Dec. 7, 2017, and claimed his prize. The winning person is now planning to save his winnings for a rainy day.

FANTASY 5 lottery caters seven weekly drawings which are held at 7:29 pm daily. Tickets are made available at $1. Each play slip contains ten panels (A-J). You will need to select five numbers from a slot of 39 numbers while buying a Fantasy 5 ticket. The EZmatch tickets could be availed for an additional $1 per play. It enables the players to win $500 instantly. To scoop the jackpot, which starts at $100,000, you are supposed to match all five numbers drawn. A whopping $105,000 was on offer for Dec. 7, 2017, drawing. The winning numbers were 01, 02, 06, 08, and 29. Five lucky players won $38,049.83 each. Here is the complete list of winners.


Prize Level Winners Prize Amount
5 out of 5 numbers 5 $38,049.83
4 out of 5 numbers 334 $91.50
3 out of 5 numbers 9,660 $8.50
2 out of 5 numbers 85,247 Free Ticket


FANTASY 5, which is a parimutuel game, pays the prizes in a single cash payment. If no lucky player wins the FANTASY 5 jackpot, the prize amount in the top moves rolls down and shared equally among second category (4 out of 5 numbers) winners. To play the EZmatch™ game, EZmatch play option is required to be selected by the players.


Prize Odds of Winning
$500 1 in 84,000
$250 1 in 84,000
$100 1 in 11,052.63
$50 1 in 3,387.1
$20 1 in 1,400
$15 1 in 893.62
$10 1 in 100
$5 1 in 300
$4 1in 60
$3 1 in 13.64
$2 1 in 9.38
Overall 1 in 4.71


When it exceeds the level of $555 per winner, it moves towards the next category. The excess funds in the prize pool roll down and shared equally among the third (three out of five numbers) category winners. It enables the Fantasy 5 players to add instant fun. One can win up to five times on a single FANTASY 5 ticket if an EZmatch ticket boosts it.

By admin December 8, 2017 18:29
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