The names of the four people who won $1.05 billion Mega Millions prize in Michigan on January 22 have actually not been released.Michigan Lottery authorities said the 4 people belong to an Oakland County lottery game club called The Wolverine FLL Club.”A club member saw a sign that the prize depended on $1 billion and remembered that they hadnt bought their tickets yet, so they pulled into the Kroger,” the clubs representative and lawyer, Kurt D. Panouses, stated in a press release.The group picked to get the reward in a swelling sum payment of $776 million, authorities stated. After taxes, the club will take home $557 million.”This sort of money will impact the families of our club members for generations to come. We prepare to stay humble and pay it forward through charitable giving up southeast Michigan,” Panouses said.The winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger in Novi, Michigan. Kroger received a $50,000 bonus commission for selling the ticket, however the store plans to donate the cash to the Food Bank Council of Michigan.”Kroger is devoted to our objective of feeding our communities,” stated Rachel Hurst, business affairs manager for the Kroger Co. of Michigan. Over the last three years, the lottery game has raised $3 billion for Michigans School Aid Fund, lottery game commissioner Brian O. Neill stated in the declaration.”When you play naturally you imagine winning, but the reality of it has actually been unbelievable,” Panouses said.The largest lottery reward ever was $1.586 billion divided by three tickets in January 2016. The second-largest reward was a Mega Millions ticket that won $1.537 billion in October 2018.

By