A lottery player bought a winning $1 million Powerball ticket last year and failed to claim the prize, sending the money to the Michigan School Aid Fund.
Derek Stevens, a Michigan graduate, believed so strongly in the Wolverines that he went out looking for some serious action before the beginning of March Madness.
The Michigan Lottery is handing out $28,000 in free money this month in its Shamrock Play Giveaway promotion, including a grand prize of $20,000.
Detroit’s three commercial casinos saw revenue rise by 1.1 percent in 2017, but that number could have been significantly higher if the state had acted on online gambling.
“There’s always next year.” That’s the refrain already coming out of Michigan as the state’s online gaming legislation collects dust.
A Michigan woman received the surprise of a lifetime when she logged into her online lottery account and saw a huge payday waiting for her.