Michigan Lottery teams with PayPal for online payments

Associated Press

Lansing — The Michigan Lottery is teaming with PayPal to offer players a new way to fund their online accounts.

Starting Monday, the lottery says players can use the online payment service for online games. To make a deposit into a lottery account, players must have a balance in their PayPal account or the account must be linked to a financial institution account.

Players also may withdraw winnings and direct them to their accounts with the payments system company.

Lottery players can win up to $500,000 instantly online. The lottery offers more than 30 online games with plays ranging in price from 5 cents to $20. The lottery in January added four draw games to its online offerings: Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto 47 and Fantasy 5.