Michigan residents and visitors to the state can purchase lottery tickets both in-person and online. Players have access to both national and exclusive local lotteries, scratchers and instant ticket games – some even available via mobile devices – as well as lottery-themed scratchers and instant ticket games. While these games may be enjoyable, it’s essential that one takes note of their odds in order to make an informed decision regarding which game offers more chance for jackpot victory.

As in other US states, Michigan lottery games are run by the government with stringent regulations regarding who can play and how much tax must be paid on winnings. To play Michigan lotteries legally, you must be 18 or over and pay a 4.25% state tax on any winnings exceeding $5,000 – this requirement should be kept in mind whether purchasing lottery tickets online or physically.

The official Michigan online lottery website is user-friendly, transparent and trustworthy, offering a variety of lottery games. Although occasionally laggy, this platform makes playing lotteries from home convenient – with features like hot/cold number indicators.

Michigan lottery stands out among other states when it comes to its range of game types. Their unique Poker Lotto game provides five random cards each time you play and asks you to create a ranked poker hand from them to win. Both online and in-person play is supported, and tickets cost just $2 each.

Michigan Lottery winners can use the Michigan Lottery website to check their results, claim prizes, and access other helpful tools such as the Numbers Tool. The Numbers Tool displays how often each number has been drawn since its last appearance in a drawing; how frequently it has occurred over time (monthly average frequency per drawing); as well as its frequency per drawing average frequency per drawing frequency average frequency frequency per drawing (FPD).

Michigan Lottery also offers various promotions outside its main game library, such as its daily Spin to Win promotion where players can spin a prize wheel for chances to win free plays in-store or online credit or 1,000 entries into its $5,000 Cash Giveaway Drawing. Furthermore, their FAQ section covers everything from basic playing rules to details on how the lottery operates in Michigan; plus they have an app available both desktops and mobiles devices alike!