General information about Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in September, 2004, or 16 years, 4 months and 11 days ago. Fantasy Five MI is currently available only in Michigan. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Fantasy Five MI. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Michigan Lottery. In case you want to know more about Michigan Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.michiganlottery.com. Fantasy 5 Michigan results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Michigan Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Helpline: 1-800-270-7117
- HQ: 101 E. Hillsdale Street, P.O. Box 30023, Lansing, MI 48909
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Fantasy 5 Michigan results
Fantasy 5 Michigan results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Michigan Lottery in Lansing. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 7:29 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Computer Random Number Generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on September 12, 2004, or 16 years, 4 months and 11 days ago.
How it works: picking up Fantasy 5 Michigan numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 / 39. As you can see, players are to choose five main Fantasy 5 Michigan numbers from the range between 1 and 39 Fantasy 5 Michigan numbers. Pay attention that there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.
Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Fantasy Five MI top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $100,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest Fantasy Five MI jackpot ever has reached $775,000. It was set on June 13, 2005, or 15 years, 7 months and 10 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 07, 16, 19, 23, and 28. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 575,757. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Fantasy 5 Michigan numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 575,757
1 : 3,387
1 : 103
1 : 10
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 9.
Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1 per play, but the minimum purchase is still $5. An important thing to mention is that players have an opportunity to increase their winning odds using the lottery’s multiplier feature, namely EZMatch numbers. The idea is that when one or more of your main numbers matches an EZMatch number, your winnings grow. No add-on games are provided, however.
Hot and cold Fantasy 5 Michigan numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 37, 10, 27, 12, and 4. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 2, 7, 11, 16, and 19.
Payouts of Michigan Lottery Fantasy 5 prizes
Keep in mind that Fantasy Five MI jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It must be claimed in person at the operator's central office in Lansing. Prizes of $600 or less will be automatically added to your account balance. Prizes over $600 to $50,000 will be held pending your completion of the online claim process. Unfortunately, Fantasy Five MI winnings are subject to taxation: for prizes greater than $5,000, these are 25% federal tax and 4.25% state tax. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within one year from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Fantasy 5 Michigan results.