After a soft launch in August 2014, the Michigan Lottery went online officially in November of that same year.

Right out of the gate, Michigan’s online lottery offered instant Keno and scratch-off games, like Cashword and Pot O’ Gold, to Michigan residents with a computer, mobile phone, or tablet device.

The Michigan Lottery later added more Keno games to the online lottery, and in January 2016, it added its most popular draw games as well.

The scratch-off games became known as instant games or instants online. The number available has only increased since the online lottery went live in the state. All Michigan residents have to do is sign up for an account, use a promo code, and start playing online.

Online versions of popular paper scratch-offs

Many of the instants online are electronic versions of the same scratch-off games available at Michigan lottery retailers all across the state. Online, the games often feature a graphic interface that brings it to life, but it’s still the same game.

The object is usually to match prize amounts or specific symbols leading to a prize. Many also feature hidden prize multipliers that can help players achieve a big payday.

Prize amounts and the probability of winning one vary across each instant game, just like scratch-offs available at Michigan lottery retailers.

Electronic scratch-offs

In a scratch-off, ultimately the player is trying to match up the specific game’s high-value symbols. The graphic interface used for a number of these Michigan online lottery instant games has a look that players might recognize if they have tried a large variety of games. Some even offer bonus games similar to those featured on popular games one would find in a Las Vegas resort.

A number of states have legalized Video Lottery Gaming, allowing state lotteries to offer electronic scratch-offs run by a central computer to Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs).

All of the instants online offered by the Michigan online lottery are electronic versions of scratch-off games, and are certainly just as much fun as physical ones.

More than 50 instant online games and counting

The number of instants online available on the Michigan online lottery is always in flux, with new titles being added regularly. Some feature seasonal and unique prize opportunities. Most offer demos allowing you to try the game for free.

Here’s a list of the Michigan online lottery’s current instant games:

  • Home Run Riches Online
  • Fruity 7×7
  • King of Clubs
  • Cash Buster Extreme
  • Instant Keno Multiplier
  • Blackjack Doubler
  • VIP Gold
  • HIT
  • Club Keno
  • Multiplier Max Out
  • Quick 6
  • VIP Black
  • 10x The Cash
  • 25 Card Cash
  • 8-Bit Bucks
  • Alfredo
  • Amazon Adventures
  • Blazing Red 7s
  • Bubble Bingo
  • Bullseye Keno
  • Cash Buster Extreme
  • Cash Buster Towers
  • Cash Roll
  • Cashword
  • Cats vs. Dogs
  • Cosmic Expander
  • Cowboy Cash Roundup
  • Diamond Payout
  • Double Your Money
  • Egyptian Oasis
  • Fantasy 5
  • Fruity Cashword
  • Fuzzball Keno
  • Gem Blaster
  • Golden Harvest
  • Golden Island
  • Instant Football Payout
  • Instant Keno Multiplier
  • Lotto 47
  • Mayan Legends
  • Mega Bucks
  • Moji Money
  • Pot O’ Gold
  • Pure Luck
  • Roaring 20s
  • Roll the Dice
  • Slapshot!
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Super Cash Buster
  • Sweet Winnings
  • Tax Free
  • Trasure Bay
  • Triple 7s
  • Triple Gems
  • Wild Time Doubler
  • Wizard of All