Ticket Scanner FAQs

Information about the Ticket Scanner feature inside the Michigan Lottery Mobile Apps including how to scan tickets and ticket scan availability.

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Where do I find the Ticket Scanner?

  • The ticket scanner is only available inside the official Michigan Lottery mobile apps. Learn More

  • You must have a Michigan Lottery account to scan tickets with your device. Register Now.

 

 How do I download the Ticket Scanner?

  • To access the ticket scanner, you will need to download the Official Michigan Lottery Mobile App. For more information on downloading the Michigan Lottery Mobile App, please visit: https://www.michiganlottery.com/resources/mobile-app

  • Please check to make sure you are downloading the Official Michigan Lottery mobile app.

 

How To Use The Ticket Scanner

 

Can I check tickets without the mobile app?

  • Yes, tickets can be checked by a retailer at their Lottery terminal or via the self-serve The Lucky Spot machines at many retailers (see image below).

 

 

Can I scan Second Chance tickets to play Second Chance games?

 

Why is the ticket scanner not available between 3 a.m and 5 a.m.?

  • The Lottery’s retail system is shut down at these times. Lottery terminals are off between 3 a.m and 5:00 a.m. for nightly maintenance and reporting. The ticket scanner functionality is dependent on the system and will be unavailable during this time period.