Oakland County Man Unknowingly Wins Diamond Riches Second Chance Game

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A Michigan man unknowingly entered a Michigan lottery’s second chance game and walked away with his first prize on August 17.

According to a lottery press releasethe 58-year-old Oakland County man, who chose to remain anonymous, won $100,000 on the Diamond Riches Second Chance Drawing of $300,000,000 – the game’s top prize. He entered gambling unknowingly by scanning tickets on the Michigan Lottery app.

“I bought a few of the $300,000,000 Diamond Riches tickets and scanned them on the Lottery app after scratching them off to double check them,” the player said. “I never read the back of the ticket, so I didn’t know that by scanning them I won entries into a giveaway.”

“I once saw an email from the Lottery telling me that I had won a $100,000 prize in the Diamond Riches $300,000,000 Second Chance Draw,” he said. for follow-up. “I called the Lottery to find out what the email was about, that’s when I learned that scanning the tickets had entered me into a draw. It was a such a surprise!”

The $300,000,000 Diamond Riches game the man played is one of the newest instant tickets in the state and the first-ever $50 scratcher. The game launched alongside the 50th anniversary of the Michigan Lottery and features a $6 million top prize.

The man went to the lottery headquarters to claim his winnings, which he plans to use to help his family.

“Each non-winning $300,000,000 Diamond Riches ticket is eligible for a second chance to win a prize ranging from $500 to $100,000,” the statement read. “Players can enter by scanning their non-winning tickets on the Michigan Lottery mobile app ticket scanner by November 13, 2022. Seven more Second Chance draws will be conducted.”

Each drawing will reward:

  • A winner of $100,000
  • Five winners of $10,000
  • Twenty winners of $1,000
  • Sixty winners of $500

Players can visit MichiganLottery.com/DiamondRiches for complete game rules and draw dates. The next draw is scheduled for August 31.

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