Deadline Wednesday for unclaimed winning $25K a year for life Michigan Lottery ticket

Posted at 9:00 AM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-02 09:56:23-05

(WXYZ) — Wednesday afternoon is the deadline for someone to come forward with the winning $25,000 a year for life Lucky for Life ticket and claim their money.

According to the Michigan Lottery, a lucky player matched the five white balls drawn - 15-18-25-31-35 in the Jan. 1, 2018 drawing to win the prize. They had one year to claim it, but because of the holiday, the winner has until 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

The ticket was purchased at the Picnic Basket at 49471 Ann Arbor Rd. in Plymouth. If you have the ticket, you should contact the lottery at 517-373-1237 and schedule an appointment.

The winner has two choices to collect the big prize: Annual payments for a minimum of 20 years or life, whichever is greater, or a one-time lump sum cash payment of $390,000.