odds http://michiganradio.org en What are the odds? Michigan store sells five winning Mega Millions lottery tickets http://michiganradio.org/post/what-are-odds-michigan-store-sells-five-winning-mega-millions-lottery-tickets <p>Five winning tickets in Tuesday&rsquo;s Mega Millions lottery drawing were purchased at a Meijer store in Northville.</p><p>The five&nbsp;tickets matched five of the six numbers drawn and they are worth a quarter million dollars each.</p><p>Michigan Lottery spokeswoman Andi Brancato&nbsp;admits one store selling so many winning tickets is unusual.</p><p>&ldquo;There are a lot of things that can sometimes seem like they&rsquo;re impossible to happen.&nbsp; But we are talking about elements of chance that are what make up a lottery game,&quot; says&nbsp;Brancato.</p><p>Brancato says it&rsquo;s possible that one person bought all five tickets.</p><p>&ldquo;We have had players who&rsquo;ve purchased multiple tickets, for the same drawing, with the same numbers in the&nbsp;past,&quot; says Brancato, &quot;We need to have a &lsquo;red flag&rsquo;.&nbsp; We need to have a reason to conduct an investigation.&nbsp; Certainly if there was a problem, or we even thought that there was a problem, we would take a look at it.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Since no one matched all six Mega Millions numbers in Tuesday&rsquo;s drawing, Friday&rsquo;s jackpot will be worth 290 million dollars. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 19:50:37 +0000 Steve Carmody 6730 at http://michiganradio.org What are the odds? Michigan store sells five winning Mega Millions lottery tickets