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$250K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Michigan Expires Today

January 10, 2019 - 10:08 am
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(WWJ) Check your tickets! Someone could be missing out on a quarter-million dollars. 

According to officials with the Michigan Lottery, a winning Powerball ticket worth $250,000 -- sold at Cleary's Pub along East Grand River in Howell -- will expire today: Thursday, January 10, 2019.

A lucky player matched four white balls and the Powerball - 07-24-33-49-50 PB: 4 - on Jan. 10, 2018 to win $50,000. Thanks to the Powerplay, the prize was multiplied by five for a total prize of $250,000.

As Powerball tickets are valid for only one year from the drawing date, the big prize must be claimed immediately. 

The winner should contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at 517-373-1237 before 4:45 p.m. to schedule an appointment to collect the big prize. The prize must be claimed at the Lottery's headquarters in Lansing. 

Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each at Lottery retailers across the state and online at MichiganLottery.com. Drawings takes place at 10:59 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and may be watched live online at: http://www.powerball.com.

Powerball tickets are sold in Michigan and 43 other states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.