The Michigan Lottery has made 16 new millionaires in 2023, thanks to a variety of instant scratchers, in-store games, and national lotteries.

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The luck has been spread out fairly well throughout Michigan. There's the expected cluster of $1 million-plus winning tickets near the Detroit-area, the most populous part of the state; but some winners hail from Northern Michigan and Mid-Michigan as well - there's even one from the Upper Peninsula.

Among the winners:

  • An anonymous Livingston County man got the year's winning started when he snagged $1.15 million playing Lotto 47 at the Kroger in Pinckney on January 7.
  • A Gladwin County woman stopped by Border's Corner Store in Mt. Pleasant on her way home January 24 and bought a Black & Gold scratcher that would turn out to be worth $1 million.
  • A Lansing family won $1 million in the February 6 Powerball drawing, but didn't realize it until they pulled the ticket out of a coat pocket about a week later. Another winning ticket for that same Powerball drawing was sold online to a player in Northville.
  • A pair of employees at Wally's Bar in Gladstone played Doubler Wild Time Progressive Fast Cash on February 16 and pocketed a cool $1.41 million.
  • In March, an Ovid woman almost threw away her $1 million winning Sizzling Hot 7's scratcher before having second thoughts and checking the ticket again.

Between January and mid-July 2023, additional $1 million-plus winning tickets were sold in Taylor, Alpena, Redford Township, Southfield, Spring Lake, Chesterfield Township, Lathrup Village, Fenton, and Pontiac.

For comparison purposes, the Michigan Lottery had 28 winners of $1,000,000 or more during the first three months of 2022.

These Are the Places That Have Sold Million-Dollar Michigan Lottery Tix in 2023

From scratchers to state lotto games to the national lotteries, Michigan's got 16 new millionaires so far in 2023 thanks to the Michigan Lottery. Here are the stores that sold those winning tickets.

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