Michigan Fantasy 5 FAQS

Find out more about Michigan Fantasy 5 by taking a look at these frequently asked questions. You can look through queries about the draw, prizes, playing the game, winning in Michigan or the jackpot.

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Draw Details

What are the draw days for Michigan Fantasy 5?

Fantasy 5 draws take place daily at 7:29pm Eastern Time.

What time do ticket sales close?

You must purchase tickets by 7:08pm to be entered into that night’s draw. Ticket sales will then resume immediately for the next draw.

Prize Details

How do I win a prize?

To win a prize, you need to match two or more of your chosen numbers to the five winning numbers.

How long do I have to claim a prize if I win?

You have one year from the date of the drawing to claim any prizes won in Michigan Fantasy 5. Once this deadline has passed, your prize is worthless and you will not be entitled to anything. The unclaimed money will be transferred to the School Aid Fund.

What are the odds of winning?

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 575,757. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 9.

Playing Michigan Fantasy 5

How do I play Michigan Fantasy 5?

To play Fantasy 5 in Michigan, select five numbers from 1 to 39. Alternatively, opt for a Quick Pick to get a set generated at random.

How much does it cost to play?

It costs $1 per play to take part in Michigan Fantasy 5.

How old do I have to be to play?

You must be at least 18 years old to buy a ticket.

Can I play multiple draws in advance?

Yes, you can enter up to 60 consecutive drawings. Mark the number you want to play in the multiple draw wagers area.

How does Double Play work?

For an extra $1 per play, you can add Double Play to your ticket for another chance to win prizes. A second drawing takes place, where non-jackpot prizes are worth twice as much. Match all five numbers and you you’ll win a share of a fixed $110,000 jackpot.

What is EZmatch?

EZmatch is an instant game which you can add to Fantasy 5 for an extra $1. A set of EZmatch numbers will be printed on your ticket. If any of them match the Fantasy 5 numbers you have selected, you win the prize amount shown alongside it on your ticket. You can win up to $500.

Winning Michigan Fantasy 5

Are prizes taxed?

Prizes over $5,000 are subject to state income tax at 4.25 percent, as well as federal tax.

Can I stay anonymous if I win?

If you win a prize of $10,000 or more, you are allowed to stay anonymous. You would have to provide your consent before the Michigan Lottery can disclose your identity. If you win a prize under $10,000, your identity may be revealed.

Michigan Fantasy 5 Jackpot

What is the minimum jackpot?

The jackpot starts at $100,000 and keeps growing until it is won.

What is the biggest Michigan Fantasy 5 jackpot ever?

A man from Oakland County won $924,000 in January 2020 to become the biggest winner in Michigan Fantasy 5 history.

Is the jackpot shared if there are multiple winners?

Yes, the jackpot is divided between winners if more than one player matches all the numbers.

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