Michigan Lottery Temporarily Closes Their Claim Offices
The Michigan Lottery announced this week that they are temporarily closing their regional claim offices to the public while implementing additional measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The closure went into effect on Thursday, March 19th, 2020. The Michigan Lottery says that the lottery offices affected by the closure include their offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Livonia, Saginaw, Sterling Heights, and Lansing. They say that the offices will "reopen soon."
If you're a recent winner, the Michigan Lottery says that prizes of up to $600 may be claimed at retailers and prizes of $601 to $50,000 may be claimed via U.S. mail. Prize claims of $50,001 will continue to be processed by appointment. Also, you can still keep playing as they say that "all Lottery drawings will proceed as scheduled." Click here for more info.