1972 : First Michigan Lottery Green Ticket Sold

November 14, 2020 all-day

On November 14, 1972, the first Michigan Lottery Green Ticket Game ticket was sold for 50 cents.

The first weekly drawing was held on Nov. 24.

On Feb. 22, 1973, the Michigan Lottery saw its first instant millionaire when the very first $1 million Lottery prize was awarded to Taylor resident Hermus Millsaps.

Source: Michigan State Lottery

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