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Somerville woman wins $10,000,000 instant prize
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Lisa Gochakowski of Somerville is the first $10,000,000 prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Gold” instant ticket game.

Gochakowski chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $6,500,000 (less tax withholdings). Her initial plans for her winnings are to assist her family and buy herself a new car.

Her winning ticket was purchased on Valentine’s Day at Vinny’s Food Market, 294 Malden St. in Revere. The store will receive a $50,000 retailer bonus for its sale, the highest paid by the Mass. Lottery.

Three additional $10 million prizes and 17 $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Gold” $20 instant game.

Malden resident wins $2 million ‘Cashword’ prize
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Anthony Abbuah of Malden is the sixth $2 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” instant game.

Abbuah chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $1,300,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using some of his winnings to help his kids pay off their student loans.

He purchased his winning ticket at Oak Grove Variety, 9A Grove St. in Malden. The store will receive a $20,000 bonus for its sale.

Four $2 million prizes and ten $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” $10 instant game.

‘Supreme’ prize for Lee resident
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Thomas Scheurer of Lee is the thirty-eighth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Supreme Millions” instant ticket game.

Scheurer chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using some of his winnings to pay off college tuition.

His winning ticket was purchased at Big Y, 10 Pleasant St. in Lee. The supermarket will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $15 million prizes and 28 additional $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “Supreme Millions” game. There are also two Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game. Two $1 million prize winners are selected in each Second Chance Drawing.

Pittsfield resident gets ‘Ultimate’ Second Chance
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William Guzzo of Pittsfield is the winner of a $1 million prize in Second Chance Drawing #2 in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Ultimate Millions” instant game.

Guzzo, who claimed his prize at the Mass. Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Wednesday, February 15, opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using a portion of his winnings to purchase a second home.

To enter this Second Chance Drawing, which took place Tuesday, February 7, players submitted non-winning “Ultimate Millions” tickets through the Mass. Lottery website. Guzzo’s winning entry was randomly selected from over 1,000,000 tickets that were entered. Additionally, six winners of $100,000, 12 winners of $10,000, 116 winners of $1,000, and 1,200 winners of $100 were selected. There will be three more Second Chance Drawings throughout the life of the “Ultimate Millions” ticket, each with a $1 million top prize and the same number of $100,000, $10,000, $1,000 and $100 prizes. The dates of the remaining drawings will be determined based on sales of the ticket.

“Ultimate Millions,” the Mass. Lottery’s third $30 instant ticket, offers players the chance to win $15 million instantly, equaling the highest instant prize in Mass. Lottery history. One of the four $15 million prizes in the game has been claimed, while 21 of the game’s 66 $1 million instant prizes have been claimed. The game went on sale April 26, 2016.

Big ‘Payday’ for Lowell woman
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Linda Som of Lowell is the fifth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Payday” instant game.

Som chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). Her lucky ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 645 Princeton Blvd. in Lowell. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There is one $1 million prize remaining in the “$1,000,000 Payday” $5 instant game.

Mass Cash Parade of Winners
Mass Cash parade autumn 2017


Date Winner City Agent Quic Pic
12/07/2016 Robert Taylor Gardner Stop & Shop - Chelmsford N
1/16/2017 James Corbo Marshfield Ocean Bluff Packet - Marshfield Y
1/18/2017 Steven Thompson North Weymouth (2) Metro Convenience - No Weymouth N
1/23/2017 Mary Bernard Worcester Stop & Shop - Worcester N
1/24/2017 Kevin Kennedy Granby Cumberland Farms - Ludlow Y
1/25/2017 Carol Kelley Harwich Port Value Mart - Harwich Port Y
1/28/2017 Jiao Li Boston Primo's Convenience - Boston N
2/2/2017 James Kourafas Stoughton VFW Post #1645 - Stoughton N
Second $4 million prize claimed in “Hit $1,000” game
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The New Millennium Investment Trust 2017 of Boston has claimed the second $4 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Hit $1,000!” instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Rachel Kalin, chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $2,600,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Martin’s News Shops, One Beacon St. in Boston. The store will receive a $40,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

There are two additional $4 million prizes and eight $1 million prizes available in the $10 “Hit $1,000!” instant game.

Adams resident strikes ‘Gold’
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Kevin Morrison of Adams is the fourth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Gold” instant ticket game.

Morrison chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on investing his winnings for his eventual retirement.

His winning ticket was purchased at Lipton Mart, 426 Pittsfield Rd. in Lenox. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All four $10 million prizes and 17 additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Gold” $20 instant game.

Billerica resident scratches second $1 million prize!
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For the second time in less than two and a half years, Alan Danehy of Billerica has won a $1 million prize on an instant ticket from the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Danehy won his latest prize in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” $10 instant game. He won his first $1 million prize in the “100X The Cash” $10 instant game. He claimed that prize on October 31, 2014. As he did with his first prize, Phillips chose to receive his winnings in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using a portion of his winnings to buy a car.

Both of his grand prize winning tickets were purchased at Bell Food Mart, 852 Boston Rd. in Billerica. The store will once again receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of a $1 million prize winning ticket.

One $2.5 million prize and four $1 million prizes remain in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” instant game.

Millbury resident wins $2 million ‘Cashword’ prize
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David Collette of Millbury is the fifth $2 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” instant game.

Collette chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $1,300,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using a portion of his winnings to buy a new car.

He purchased his winning ticket at Riverside Mart, 54 Canal St. in Millbury. The store will receive a $20,000 bonus for its sale.

Five $2 million prizes and ten $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” $10 instant game.

$1 million ‘Winfall’ in Dracut
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The BG 2017 Family Trust of Dracut has claimed the 11th $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Winfall” instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Robert Thomas, chose the annuity option on its prize and received the first of 20 annual payments of $50,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Convenience Plus, 1480 Broadway Rd. in Dracut. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $4 million prize and four additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “$4,000,000 Winfall” $10 instant game.

‘Monopoly’ $1 million winning ticket sold in Haverhill
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The KR 2017 Revocable Trust of Manchester, NH is the sixth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Monopoly™ Jackpot” instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Patrick Arnold, chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Qwik Mart, 764 Main St. in Haverhill. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

Three $4 million prizes and eight additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “Monopoly Jackpot” $10 instant game.

South Boston resident brings home the ‘Cash’
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Mark Donovan of South Boston is the tenth $1 million prize winner in the latest edition of the Massachusetts State Lottery’s popular “100X The Cash” instant game.

Donovan chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on investing his winnings for his children’s college tuition.

His winning ticket was purchased at Jimmy’s Korner, 143 P Street in South Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

‘Ultimate’ prize winning ticket sold in Newburyport
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The Ocean Mist Revocable Trust of Newbury has claimed the twenty-first $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Ultimate Millions” $30 instant ticket game.

The Trust, represented by trustee Mark Janos, chose the annuity option on its prize and received the first of 20 annual payments of $50,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Richdale, 62 State St. in Newburyport. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Three $15 million prizes and forty-five $1 million prizes remain in the “Ultimate Millions” $30 instant game.

There are two $4 million prizes and five additional $1 million prizes available in this $10 instant game.

First $1 million prize claimed in new $10 game
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Connie Ramirez of Littleton is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$200,000 a Year for Life” instant game that went on sale January 3.

Ramirez chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). She plans on saving her winnings for her children’s college tuitions.

Her winning ticket was purchased at Shaw’s supermarket, 760 A Boston Road in Groton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All five $200,000 a year for life prizes and 14 additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$200,000 a Year for Life” $10 instant game.

‘Supreme’ prize for Stoughton resident
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Reshma Patel of Stoughton is the thirty-seventh $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Supreme Millions” instant ticket game.

Patel chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). She plans on using her winnings to pay for her college tuition.

Her winning ticket was purchased at Winner Spot Convenience, 945 Washington St. in Stoughton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $15 million prizes and 29 additional $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “Supreme Millions” game. There are also two Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game. Two $1 million prize winners are selected in each Second Chance Drawing.

Magic’ ticket sold in West Roxbury
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The VSL Trust of Norwood has claimed the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Holiday Magic” instant game that went on sale November 1.

The trust, represented by trustee Laura Riccio, opted to collect its prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Gary’s Liquors, 655 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One more $1 million prize remains in the “$1,000,000 Holiday Magic” $5 instant game.

Mass Cash Parade of Winners
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016


Date Winner City Agent Quic Pic
11/27/2016 Frank Obey(2)  Lynn  Cal's New Store - Lynn 
12/21/2016 John Joyce Randolph Convenience Plus - Randolph
12/23/2016 Alan Morash Belmont Waverly Square Service - Belmont
1/10/2017 Craig Oman Acton Country Farms - Leominster
1/13/2017 Barry Holland South Boston East Broadway Market - South Boston
1/13/2017 Joan Cavanaugh Belmont Minit Mart - Woburn
1/14/2017 Dale Kratochvil Jr Russell Notch Travel Center - Southwick
1/15/2017 Raymond Frazier Oxford Days End Tavern - Southwick
Post-Holiday ‘Bonus’ for Plymouth resident
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016

Brendan Lyne of Plymouth is the seventh $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” instant game.

Lyne chose the annuity option on his prize and received the first of 20 annual payments of $50,000 (less tax withholdings).  He plans on using his winnings for his eventual retirement.

His winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 495 Washington St. in Quincy.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All grand prizes in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” $10 instant game have now been claimed.

‘Ultimate’ prize winning ticket sold in Winthrop
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016

The JP186 Trust of Quincy has claimed the twentieth $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Ultimate Millions”$30 instant ticket game.

The Trust, represented by trustee Lawrence DiNardo, chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  The winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, 48 Revere St. in Winthrop.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Three $15 million prizes and forty-six $1 million prizes remain in the “Ultimate Millions” instant game.

“Ultimate Millions” is the Lottery’s third $30 instant ticket, joining the award-winning “World Class Millions,” and “Supreme Millions,” which launched in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

Clutch ‘Hit’ for Brookline resident
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016

Delisa Barton of Brookline has claimed the fourth $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Hit $1,000!” instant game.

Barton chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  She plans on using her winnings to buy a house.

Her winning ticket was purchased at One Stop Market, 321 Cypress St. in Brookline.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

Three $4 million prizes and eight additional $1 million prizes remain in the $10 “Hit $1,000!” instant game.

Cambridge resident wins $1 million ‘Monopoly’ prize
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016

Margaret McCarthy of Cambridge is the fifth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Monopoly™ Jackpot” instant game.

McCarthy chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  She plans on using her winnings to buy a house.

Her winning ticket was purchased at Star Market, 699 Mt. Auburn St. in Cambridge.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

Three $4 million prizes and nine additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “Monopoly Jackpot” $10 instant game.


Mass Cash Parade of Winners
Mass Cash parade autumn 2016


Date Winner City Agent Quic Pic
10/18/2016 Richard Carmondy Swampscott(2) Essex Shell - Swampscott N
11/10/2016 Perry Spencer Boston Petro Plus Station - Mattapan N
11/26/2016 Victor Carpio Attleboro Stop & Shop - Attleboro Y
11/27/2016 Frank Obey Lynn(2) Cal's News Store - Lynn N
11/27/2016 Thomas Conway Boston Cal's News Store - Lynn N
12/3/2016 Lois Burke Revere Broadway Convenience - Revere Y
12/4/2016 Genevieve Howe Marblehead 7-Eleven - Marblehead Y
12/4/2016 Elizabeth Vibert Billerica Cumberland Farms - Billerica N
Waltham resident strikes ‘Gold’
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Edwin Alvarez of Waltham is the third $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Gold” instant ticket game.

Alvarez opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using his winnings to buy a house.

His winning ticket was purchased at Lanzilli Groceria & Fuel, 931 Bennington St. in East Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All four $10 million prizes and 18 additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Gold” $20 instant game.

New Year good as ‘Gold’ for Lynn resident
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– Bruce Perry of Lynn is the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game. Their winning entries were randomly selected from over one million entries submitted for this drawing.

Perry chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using a portion of his winnings on home renovations.

His lucky ticket was purchased at Western Avenue Market, 108 Western Ave. in Lynn. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $4 million prize and two additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

Second Chance is ‘Supreme’ for two lucky winners
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- Gregory Garland of Haverhill and Zahid Ullah of Peabody are the two $1 million prize winners in Second Chance Drawing #3 in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Supreme Millions” instant game. Their winning entries were randomly selected from over one million entries submitted for this drawing.

Garland and Ullah each chose to receive their prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). Garland plans on using a portion of his winnings to purchase a new SUV and putting the remainder towards retirement, while Ullah plans on paying off some existing bills before determining what he will do with the rest of his winnings.

To enter this Second Chance Drawing, which took place Tuesday, December 20, players submitted non-winning “Supreme Millions” tickets through the Mass. Lottery website. In addition to the two $1 million prize winners, there were 10 winners of $10,000, 100 winners of $1,000, and 1,000 winners of $100. There will be two more Second Chance Drawings throughout the life of the “Supreme Millions” ticket, each with two $1 million top prizes and the same aforementioned numbers of $10,000, $1,000 and $100 prizes. The dates of the remaining drawings will be determined based on sales of the ticket.

“Supreme Millions”, the Mass. Lottery’s second $30 instant ticket, offers players the chance to win $15 million, equaling the highest instant prize in Mass. Lottery history. Two $15 million prizes and 30 of the game’s 66 $1 million instant prizes remain. The game went on sale April 28, 2015.

‘Magic’ $2.5 million prize winning ticket sold in Marshfield
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– The 2017 IGW Trust of Scituate has claimed the second $2,500,000 prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” instant game that went on sale November 1.

The trust, represented by trustee John G. Bulman, chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $1,625,000 (less tax withholdings). The winning ticket was purchased at Roche Bros., 118 Plain St. in Marshfield. The store will receive a $25,000 bonus for its sale.

One more $2.5 million prize and five $1 million prizes remain in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” $10 instant game.

$1 million ‘Winfall’ for Milford resident
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– Stephen Kamin of Milford is the tenth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Winfall” instant game.

Kamin opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). His winning ticket was purchased at Cedar Street Market, 100 East Main St. in Milford. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $4 million prize and five additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “$4,000,000 Winfall” $10 instant game.

Chelsea resident rings in New Year with ‘Magic’ grand prize
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Adin Ramirez of Chelsea is the first $2,500,000 prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” instant game that went on sale November 1.

Ramirez chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $1,625,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using his winnings to buy a house.

He purchased his winning ticket New Year’s Eve at Beyenes Food Basket, One Congress St. in Boston. The store will receive a $25,000 bonus for its sale.

Two $2.5 million prizes and five $1 million prizes remain in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” $10 instant game.

19-year-old Barre resident wins $1,000 a week for life
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Zachary Pearson of Barre is the ninth grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000 a Week for Life” instant game.

Pearson, age 19, elected to receive his prize in payments of $1,000 (less tax withholdings) every week for the rest of his life. There is a minimum 20-year guarantee on the prize. He plans on using his winnings to fund his college tuition and buy a car.

Pearson had received some lottery tickets for Christmas and used the winnings from those to purchase some additional tickets, which included his grand prize winner. He bought this lucky ticket at Market Place on the Common, 6 Moulton St. in Barre. The store will receive a $10,400 bonus for its sale.

One $1,000 a Week for Life grand prize remains in this $2 instant game.

Holiday party gift turns into ‘Ultimate’ prize for Leominster resident
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Using money she received as an office holiday party gift to purchase her lucky ticket, Julie DiRusso of Leominster has become the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Ultimate Millions” $30 instant ticket game.

DiRusso chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  Her first plan for her winnings is to use a portion of it for auto repairs.  Looking ahead, she is interested in finding a new residence.

DiRusso purchased her winning ticket at Boxboro Exxon, 1425 Mass Ave. in Boxboro.  The station will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Three $15 million prizes and 47 additional $1 million prizes remain in the “Ultimate Millions” instant game.  There are also four Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game, each with a top prize of $1 million.

Malden resident reigns ‘Supreme’
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Edward Ricci of Malden is the thirty-sixth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Supreme Millions” instant ticket game.

Ricci chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (before tax withholdings).  His plans for his winnings include buying a home and a car.

He purchased his winning ticket at Dockside Restaurant & Bar, 229 Centre St. in Malden.  The restaurant will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $15 million prizes and 30 additional $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “Supreme Millions” game.  There are also three Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game.  Two $1 million prize winners are selected in each Second Chance Drawing.

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