Roscommon County Man Wins $321,542 Fantasy 5 Jackpot from the Michigan Lottery

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Fantasy 5Using the hot/cold numbers feature on led to cold hard cash for a Roscommon County man who won a $321,542 Fantasy 5 jackpot.

The 69-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the Jan. 16 drawing to win the big prize: 05-09-13-16-24. He bought his winning ticket online at

“It was snowing out, so I bought my Fantasy 5 ticket online so that I didn’t have to go out to the store,” said the player. “I looked up the hot/cold numbers on the website and swapped out a few of my usual numbers with some of the hot numbers.

“The day after the drawing, I saw an email from the Michigan Lottery regarding a prize. When I logged in and saw I’d won the Fantasy 5 jackpot, I was very surprised!”

The player visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim the big prize. With his winnings, he plans to remodel his home and share with his grandkids.

Each Fantasy 5 play is only $1. For an additional $1 per play, EZmatch may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a chance to win up to $500 instantly. For an additional $1 per play, Double Play may be added to a Fantasy 5 ticket, giving players a second chance to win up to $110,000 in the nightly Double Play drawing. Fantasy 5 players select five numbers from one to 39. Players who match all five Fantasy 5 numbers drawn win a jackpot that starts at $100,000. Fantasy 5 drawings are held seven days a week at 7:29 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at a retailer or online at MichiganLottery.comuntil 7:08 p.m. on the day of the drawing.