Isabella County Woman Wins $ 300,000 Playing Michigan Lottery Bonus Ball Bingo Instant Game
A woman from Isabella County couldn’t stop shaking after realizing she had won a $ 300,000 prize playing the Michigan Lottery Bonus Ball Bingo instant game.
The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased her winning ticket at Pump ‘N Shop, located at 5538 West Isabella Road in Mount Pleasant.
“I usually only play bingo games and stopped buying them a day after work,” said the player. “I started scratching the first ticket and when I realized I had uncovered the whole card one, I thought, ‘Well, I’ve never seen this before!’ I couldn’t stop shaking.
The 21-year-old went to Lottery headquarters to claim her prize. With her earnings, she plans to buy a house.
“I still can’t believe I won. I feel very lucky, ”said the player.
Players have won over $ 22 million playing Bonus Ball Bingo, launched in August 2020. Each $ 5 ticket offers players a chance to win prizes ranging from $ 5 to $ 300,000. Over $ 21 million in prizes remain, including three top prizes of $ 300,000, four prizes of $ 12,000, 10 prizes of $ 10,000 and 45 prizes of $ 2.00.
Instant lottery games can be purchased at 10,500 retailers across the state.
In 2020, lottery players won over $ 1.5 billion playing instant games.