Michigan Lottery: Man claims $100K Powerball prize with ticket bought in Sterling Heights

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A Lapeer County man kept calm after winning a $100,000 Powerball prize from the Michigan Lottery.

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Michael Raab, of Lapeer, matched the four white balls and the Powerball – 03-06-11-17-22 PB:11 – in the Oct. 10 drawing to win a $50,000 prize.

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Thanks to the Power Play, the prize was multiplied to $100,000. He bought his winning ticket at M&K Smoke Plus, located at 38381 Dodge Park in Sterling Heights.

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“I play Powerball regularly and expect to win the jackpot someday,” said Raab.

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“When I saw I had won $100,000, I was excited but stayed calm because I want to save the celebration for the big one someday!”

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Raab, 60, recently visited Lottery headquarters to claim his prize. He plans to save his winnings.

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The Powerball jackpot was last won on Nov. 8. One ticket bought in California won the world record $2.04 billion jackpot. The current jackpot stands at $59 million.

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Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each at Lottery retailers across the state and online at MichiganLottery.com.

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A “Power Play” option that multiplies non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times to a maximum of $2 million may be added to any Powerball play for only $1.

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For an additional $1 per play, Double Play may be added to a Powerball ticket, giving players a second chance to win up to $10 million in the nightly Double Play drawing.

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