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Belated ‘Holiday’ cheer for Wakefield man
     

Peter Evangelista of Wakefield is the second $2.5 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game that went on sale at the start of the 2014 holiday season.

Evangelista opted to receive his prize in a one-time payment of $1,625,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to buy a truck, make home payments and to plan for his child’s future education. His winning ticket was purchased at Carousel Variety, 436 Water St. in Wakefield. The store will receive a $25,000 bonus for its sale.

One additional $2.5 million prize and three $1 million prizes remain in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game.

Chelmsford man claims $4 million prize
     

Omer Guillemette of Chelmsford is the second $4 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

Guillemette chose to receive his prize in the form of a one-time cash payment of $2,600,000, less taxes. His immediate plans for his winnings are to pay off some bills and buy a new car.

His lucky ticket was purchased at R and H Gas and Convenience, 7 Acton Road in Chelmsford. The store will receive a $40,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three more $4 million prizes and eight $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

North Reading man scores on ‘Power Play’
     

Joseph Amato, Jr. of North Reading is the winner of a $2 million Powerball prize, having matched the first five winning numbers while playing the Power Play option in the multi-state game’s drawing held Saturday, January 17, 2015.

Amato, Jr. was joined by his girlfriend Rose Sylvain at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree on Tuesday, January 20 to claim his $2 million prize (less taxes). He plans on using his winnings to assist his parents and to purchase a condominium.

His winning ticket Quic Pic ticket was purchased at Richdale, 357 Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington. The store will receive a $20,000 bonus for its sale.

Fateful circumstance results in
$10 million prize for Revere resident
     

Richard Noll of Revere is the latest $10 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Platinum Millions” instant “scratch” game after a fateful circumstance.

Needing to break a $100 bill so that he could pay cash for his lunch at a nearby sandwich shop, Noll went into Lanzilli Groceria in East Boston and purchased two $20 “Platinum Millions” instant tickets, one of which revealed his $10 million prize.

Joined by his wife Lisa, Noll claimed his prize at the Mass. Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Tuesday, January 20. He chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $6,500,000, less taxes. Noll plans on using his winnings to buy a house, make some investments and take his granddaughter to Disney World.

Lanzilli Groceria, located at 931 Bennington St. in East Boston, will receive a $50,000 bonus for its sale.

Noll is the third $10 million “Platinum Millions” prize winner since this instant game was launched in 2013. There are two additional $10 million prizes and sixteen $1 million prizes remaining in the game.

$1 million ‘World Class’ winner in Shrewsbury
     

Jonathan Moore of Shrewsbury is the latest $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” $30 instant game.

Moore opted for the game’s cash prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. With his winnings, Moore has his sights set on buying a house and a truck. He also plans on getting a dog.

Moore’s winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 38 Maple Ave. in Shrewsbury. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale. Three $15 million prizes and fifteen $1 million instant prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
9/10/2014 Robert Hannon Brockton Marshfield Hills General - Marshfield Y
12/12/2014 James Horwitz Peabody South Peabody Liquors - Peabody N
12/13/2014 Ronald Brosnan Worcester Value Mart - Worcester N
12/23/2014 Sharon Sullivan Dracut Lakeview Package Store - Dracut Y
12/28/2014 Antonio Losanno Saugus Tedeschi Food Shop - Saugus Y
12/29/2014 Carol Snow Methuen Galloway's Convenience - Methuen N



South Hadley woman wins $1 million Second Chance prize
     

Karen Couture of South Hadley is the winner of a $1 million prize in the latest Second Chance Drawing in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning $30 “World Class Millions” instant game. The game’s $1 million Second Chance prize is the largest ever offered in Mass. Lottery history.

Couture chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on using her winnings to replace her existing 150-year-old house with a new one built on the same site. Couture has thought of doing this for quite some time, to the point that whenever she would purchase a Lottery ticket, she would ask her daughter what color she would like her bedroom to be in their new house. After learning of her good fortune, Couture asked her daughter the same question as usual before revealing to her that she had won the $1 million Second Chance prize and celebrating an emotional moment together.

To enter this Second Chance Drawing, which took place Wednesday, January 14, players submitted non-winning “World Class Millions” tickets through the Mass. Lottery website. Couture’s winning entry was randomly selected from over 962,000 tickets that were entered.

Additionally, 10 winners of $10,000, 100 winners of $1,000, and 1,000 winners of $100 were selected. There will be two more Second Chance Drawings throughout the life of the “World Class Millions” ticket, each with a $1 million top prize and the same number of $10,000, $1,000 and $100 prizes. The dates of the remaining drawings will be determined based on sales of the ticket.

“World Class Millions,” the Mass. Lottery’s first $30 instant ticket, offers players the chance to win $15 million, the highest instant prize in Mass. Lottery history. In October of 2014, “World Class Millions” was named “Best New Instant Game” by the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.

Three of the game’s four $15 million prizes and 16 of 36 $1 million instant prizes remain.

Marlborough man strikes ‘Gold’
     

Shoutong Zheng of Marlborough has claimed the seventh $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

Zheng opted to receive his prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to buy a house.

His winning ticket was purchased at Price Chopper, 240 East Main St. in Marlborough. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are four $4 million prizes and eight additional $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

New Bedford woman wins $10,000 in Mass. Lottery/Boston Bruins “On Ice Challenge”
     

Jessica Demelo of New Bedford won a $10,000 prize after participating in the Massachusetts State Lottery's "On Ice Challenge" during the second intermission of the Boston Bruins’ game vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 13, 2015.

Demelo, an avid Bruins fan, won the opportunity to vie for up to $25,000 after being randomly selected as a grand prize winner in the first drawing in the 2014 Boston Bruins Instant Ticket's Second Chance program, which took place on December 22, 2014.

In the "On Ice Challenge," ten oversized 2014 Boston Bruins Instant Tickets were placed on the ice. Each ticket was numbered 1-10. Beneath nine of the tickets were $10,000 prizes, and under one was a $25,000 grand prize. Demelo selected ticket number 8 in honor of Bruins President and Hockey Hall of Famer Cam Neely. The $25,000 prize was under ticket number 1. Demelo was presented with a prize check by Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan.

In addition to her cash prize, Demelo received a Boston Bruins Alumni Experience that included four seats in the Alumni Suite for the game, a pre-game “High 5” with current team players, an in-suite visit by two Boston Bruins Alumni, a ride on the ice-resurfacer during the first intermission and a Boston Bruins Replica Jersey with her name on it.

Launched September 30, 2014, the 2014 Boston Bruins Instant Ticket features over $22 million in instant win and second chance prizes. There will be four additional Second Chance Drawings for the opportunity to win an On Ice Challenge and other great Bruins prizes.

‘Super’ plans for ‘Cashword’ winner
     

Charles Eshbach of Londonderry, NH has won a $1 million grand prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Cashword” instant game.

Eshbach opted to collect his prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to help fund his daughter’s education, make some investments and hopefully take some family members to the Super Bowl in Arizona.

Eshbach’s winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s News Stand, 25 Dorchester Ave. in Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

There are four $1 million prizes remaining in the “$1,000,000 Cashword” $10 instant game.

Weymouth resident wins $1 million prize on ticket bought at airport newsstand
     

Michelle Burns of Weymouth is the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “40th Anniversary Millions” instant game.

Burns opted to receive her prize in the form of a one-time cash payment of $650,000 (less taxes). She plans on using some of her winnings to help her parents in their retirement.

Burns, who works in the airline industry, purchased her winning ticket at Newslink, 100 Terminal A at Logan Airport in East Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $10 million prizes and ten $1 million prizes remaining in the “40th Anniversary Millions” $20 instant game.

‘Payday’ for Saugus resident
     

Richard Oxley, Sr. of Saugus is the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Payday” instant game.

Oxley opted to receive his prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on investing his winnings. Oxley’s lucky ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 32 Hamilton St. in Saugus. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are four additional $1 million prizes remaining in the “$1,000,000 Pay Day” $5 instant game.

Quic Pic ticket yields $25,000 a Year for Life prize
     

Johnny To of Garden Grove, CA is the winner of a $25,000 a Year for Life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing that was held November 13, 2014.

To had the first five numbers correct on the Quic Pic ticket that he purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 936-942 Broadway in Chelsea, to claim the game’s number two prize.

To opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time cash payment of $390,000 (less taxes). He intends to use his winnings to help his family and invest.

The store will receive a $5,000 bonus for its sale.

'Spectacular’ start to the New Year for Bourne resident
     

John Maginnis of Bourne has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” instant game.

Maginnis chose the game’s cash prize option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. With his windfall, he plans on taking his daughter on a cruise and investing the remainder of it.

Maginnis’s winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 174 Clay Pond Road in Bourne. The store receives a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $10 million prizes and fifteen $1 million prizes remaining in the “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” $20 instant game.

Newton resident gets the ‘Gold’
     

Brian Mac Pherson of Newton is the sixth $1 million winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

Mac Pherson chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He is considering using his winnings to buy a house.

His winning ticket was purchased at River Street Food Mart, 340 River St. in West Newton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are four $4 million prizes and nine additional $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
11/06/2014 James Pappas Quincy Market Basket - Rowley N
12/7/2014 Shirley MacDonald Dalton East Street Video - Pittsfield Y
12/9/2014 Albert Caliri Norwood Pam's Market - Norwood Y
12/10/2014 Elaine Gilmore Cantorn Cassie's Corner Store - Canton Y
12/15/2014 Victor Coleman Dedham JR's - Roslindale Y
12/18/2014 Frances Sikorski Hatfield Sister's Convenience - Hatfield Y



Bellingham man gets gift of “$500 a Week for Life”
     

Mark Rebello of Bellingham received quite a Christmas present when he scratched off the “$500 a Week for Life” instant ticket that had been given to him and uncovered the game’s title prize.

Rebello, who also celebrated his birthday between Christmas and the New Year, chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $400,000, less taxes. He plans to invest his winnings.

Rebello’s winning ticket was purchased at Hess, 199 Hartford Avenue in Bellingham. The store will receive a $5,200 bonus for its sale.

There are six $500 a Week for Life grand prizes remaining in this $1 instant game.

Incredible ‘Fortune’ for Fall River woman
     

Teresa Raposo of Fall River turned a worn out $20 bill into a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant game.

Raposo was making an ATM deposit when one of the $20 bills she was attempting to feed into the machine was rejected. Raposo proceeded to use that bill to purchase her lucky ticket at Red’s, 505 Grand Army Highway in Somerset.

Raposo chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time cash payment of $650,000 (less taxes). She plans to use her winnings to pay some bills and invest. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Four of five $10 million prizes and twelve additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” $20 instant game.

Martha’s Vineyard resident wins “$2,500 a Week for Life” grand prize
     

Mark Luce of Oak Bluffs had a great start to his new year when he became the fourth grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500 a Week for Life” instant game.

Luce chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $2,000,000, less taxes. He plans to invest his winnings.

Luce’s winning ticket was purchased at Your Market, 249B Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd. in Edgartown. The store will receive a $26,000 bonus for its sale.

There are six $2,500 a Week for Life grand prizes remaining in this $5 instant game.

Final $4 million prize claimed in “100X The Cash”
     

Peter Crane of Boston opened his new year in style, becoming the fifth and final $4 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X The Cash” instant game.

Crane elected to receive his prize in a one-time cash payment of $2,600,000, less taxes. He plans on investing his winnings.

Crane’s lucky ticket was purchased at The Shannon Tavern, 558 East Third St. in South Boston. The restaurant/bar will receive a $40,000 bonus for its sale.

With all five $4 million prizes and all fifteen $1 million prizes now claimed, the popular $10 game has reached its end.

Bell rings in the New Year with $1 million prize
     

Susan Bell of Fall River rang in her new year by claiming a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Million Dollar Gold” $5 instant game.

Bell opted to receive her prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans to use her winnings to make some home improvements.

Bell’s winning ticket was purchased at Rite Aid, 985 County St. in Somerset. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $1 million prizes remaining in the “Million Dollar Gold” instant game.

Good tidings for Sutton man this holiday season
     

Stanley Siudak of Sutton received some good tidings this holiday season when he scratched off a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game.

Siudak is the fourth $1 million prize winner in this game. He chose the game’s cash prize option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his some of his winnings to take a cruise and is also considering buying a new car.

His winning ticket was purchased at Millbury Xtra Mart, 100 Worcester Providence Highway in Millbury. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

Two $2.5 million prizes and three more $1 million prizes are still to be claimed in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game.

$1 million ‘Lucky’ ticket sold in Methuen
     

David Hilbert of Pelham, NH has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Lucky Numbers” instant game.

Hilbert opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less taxes). He plans on sharing his winnings with his family, which includes 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Hilbert’s lucky ticket was purchased at Merrimack Plaza Mobil, 214 Haverhill St. in Methuen. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two remaining $1 million prizes in the “$1,000,000 Lucky Numbers” $5 instant game.

Brighton resident hits ‘Jackpot’
     

Ailton Justino of Brighton is the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Jackpot” instant game.

Justino chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to buy a house with his winnings. Justino’s winning ticket was purchased at Stop N Save, 147 Highland St. in Worcester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $4 million prizes and five $1 million prizes remaining in the “$4,000,000 Jackpot” $10 instant game.

Lucky day for Billerica couple
     

Stacey Huffman of Billerica is the second $1 million prize winner in as many days in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Huffman isn’t the only lucky one in her family. She and her husband both bought tickets from the same vending machine at Market Basket, 1999 Boston Road in Billerica, and her husband won $1,000 on his ticket. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the $1 million winning ticket.

Huffman opted to receive her winnings in a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans to use her winnings to pay student loans and other bills.

Three $15 million prizes and 17 $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
12/2/2014 Melinda Catalini Ipswich Rowley Liquors - Rowley N
12/6/2014 Mario Acevedo Springfield Big Y - East Longmeadow Y
12/6/2014 Baldeo Jaglal Malden Malden Mini Mart - Malden N
12/11/2014 Martha Wynter Nantucket Hatch's Package - Nantucket Y
12/12/2014 Heather Callahan Weymouth Red Rose Cafe - Weymouth N
12/12/2014 Donald Naphen Randolph The Video Store - Randolph Y



Tewksbury resident claims ‘World Class’ $1 million prize
     

Leo Charlton of Tewksbury is the latest $1 million winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Charlton chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to pay some bills and take care of his family.

Charlton’s winning ticket was purchased at 7 Pantry, 1699 Shawsheen St. in Tewksbury. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Three $15 million prizes and 18 $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

Marion woman turns “Holiday Gifts” into “$1,000,000 Cashword”
     

Terri Eldredge of Marion is the second $1 million grand prize winner in as many days in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Cashword” instant game.

Eldredge bought her lucky ticket at Shaw’s, 127 Marion Road in Wareham, after winning $20 on the two “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” tickets she had purchased earlier. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

Eldredge opted to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on using her winnings to buy a house and to take her family to Disney World as a Christmas gift.

There are five $1 million prizes remaining in the “$1,000,000 Cashword” $10 instant game.

Malden man wins big in “$1,000,000 Cashword”
     

Obed Martinez of Malden has won a $1 million grand prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Cashword” instant game.

Martinez, who received his lucky ticket as a Thanksgiving gift, chose to collect his winnings in the form of a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his windfall to invest.

Martinez’s winning ticket was purchased at Minit Mart, 111 Main St. in Woburn. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

There are six $1 million prizes remaining in the “$1,000,000 Cashword” $10 instant game.

Fairhaven man wins $1 million in Mass. Lottery/New England Patriots “Million Dollar Drive”
     

Ernest Tomascik of Fairhaven won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Million Dollar Drive,” which took place at halftime of the New England Patriots’ 41-13 victory over the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, December 14.

Tomascik won his chance at $1 million after being randomly selected in a drawing that included over 965,000 internet entries in the 2009 New England Patriots Instant Ticket Second Chance program. His $1 million prize is the largest ever awarded by the Mass. Lottery in any of the Second Chance promotions offered through its sports-themed instant tickets.

In the “Million Dollar Drive,” 24 oversized New England Patriots Instant Tickets were placed on the field. The tickets were numbered from 1 to 24. Beneath each ticket were prizes ranging from $100,000 to $1 million, with two of the tickets covering $1 million prizes. Tomascik had to choose one of the tickets and selected the number 12, which is quarterback Tom Brady’s jersey number.

Tomascik was joined on the field by his wife Debbie and presented with a prize check by Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan, members of the New England Patriots Cheerleaders and mascot Pat Patriot.

Sales for the $5 2009 New England Patriots Instant Ticket, the lottery industry’s first scratch ticket to feature a National Football League team logo, officially ended in September of 2013.

The Lottery and the Patriots launched a new $5 ticket in August that is currently on sale at licensed Lottery retailers across the state. The 2014 New England Patriots Instant Ticket features over $46.2 million in instant win and second chance prizes. The $2 2012 New England Patriots Instant Ticket has one remaining Second Chance Drawing for the opportunity to win up to $200,000 in a “Halftime Challenge” at a future Patriots home game.

$1 million Powerball prize winner in Allston
     

Laton Brown of Allston is the winner of a $1 million Powerball prize after the first five numbers on his ticket matched the winning numbers selected in the multi-state game’s drawing held Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Brown claimed his $1 million (less taxes) at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s headquarters in Braintree on Wednesday, December 10. He plans on using his winnings to treat himself to a few new items and to invest.

Brown’s winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 509 Cambridge St. in Allston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Quic Pic gives Chicopee resident $1 million Mega Millions prize
     

Mark Paul of Chicopee is the winner of a $1 million Mega Millions prize after his Quic Pic ticket matched the first five numbers drawn in the multi-state game’s drawing held Friday, December 5, 2014.

Paul claimed his $1 million prize (less taxes) on Tuesday, December 9 at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree. He intends to invest his winnings.

Paul’s winning ticket was purchased at Wyman Petroleum, 451 Grattan St.. in Chicopee. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Wakefield resident claims $1 million ‘Platinum’ prize
     

Christian Van Wely of Wakefield has claimed a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Van Wely chose the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He intends to invest his winnings.

Van Wely’s lucky ticket was purchased at Quick Mart, 377 Lowell St. in Wakefield. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

There are three $10 million prizes and 16 $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Worcester woman wins “$500 a Week for Life” top prize
     

– Margaret Shephard of Worcester is the third Grand Prize winner in the “$500 a Week for Life” instant game launched in April of this year.

Shephard selected the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $400,000, less taxes. She plans to use some of her winnings to buy herself a new car.

Shephard’s winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, 616 Chandler St. in Worcester. The store will receive a $5,200 bonus on the sale.

There are eight $500 a Week for Life grand prizes remaining in this $1 instant game.

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
10/26/2014 Maryanne Peterson Laconia, NH The Sports Zone - Dracut Y
10/27/2014 Samuel Uzuegbu Roslindale Todesca's Market - Roslindale N
11/2/2014 Kenneth Eleniefsky New Bedford Trucchi's Market - New Bedford N
11/20/2014 Yukelka Nunez Lawrence Primo's Liquors - Lawrence N
11/24/2014 Patrick Keegan Billerica Tedeschi Food Shop - Billerica Y
11/27/2014 Paul Fillerbrown Ayer Pauline's Variety - Ayer N



$1 million ‘Gift’ for Stoughton man
     

John Descoteaux of Stoughton is the third $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game that went on sale October 28, 2014.

Descoteaux opted to receive his prize in a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to pay off some bills. His winning ticket was purchased at Veronica’s, 1074 Main St. in Waltham. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Two $2.5 million prizes and four more $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game. Additional “Holiday Gifts” tickets offering top prizes of $1 million, $50,000 and $10,000 are on sale now for $5, $2 and $1, respectively.

$1 million prize winner in Stoneham
     

Kathleen Bekkenhuis of Stoneham is the fifteenth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X The Cash” instant game.

Bekkenhuis opted to receive her prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on using her winnings to pay off her mortgage.

Bekkenhuis’s lucky ticket was purchased at The C Store, 41 Main St. in Stoneham. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $4 million prize remains in the $10 “100X The Cash” instant game.

First $2.5 million prize claimed in “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts”
     

Randy Heys of New Bedford is the first $2.5 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game that went on sale October 28, 2014.

Heys chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $1,625,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to buy a house in Florida. His winning ticket was purchased at Marty’s Gas & Go, 2963 Acushnet Ave. in New Bedford. The store will receive a $25,000 bonus for its sale.

Two more $2.5 million prizes and five $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game.

Happy ‘Holiday’ for Middleboro man
     

Charles Bailow of Middleboro has claimed a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Holiday Gold” instant game.

Bailow bought his lucky ticket on his way home from work a day before going on vacation. He chose to collect his prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. Bailow plans on putting most of his winnings into savings and is also contemplating using some of it to extend his vacation.

He purchased his ticket at South Easton Variety, 447 Turnpike St. in South Easton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $2.5 million prize and two $1 million prizes remain in the $10 “Holiday Gold” instant game.

Worcester resident claims $1 million prize
     

Anthony Paldino of Worcester is the latest $1 million winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Paldino selected the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use a portion of his winnings to buy a new car and pay some bills.

Paldino’s winning ticket was purchased at Tony’s News, 300 Main St. in Worcester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Three $15 million prizes and nineteen $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

 

 

$1 million ‘Fortune’ sold in Methuen
     

Joann Dixon of Salem, NH has claimed the second $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant game.

Dixon opted to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000 (less taxes). She plans to share her winnings with her family, while giving some of it to charity.

Dixon’s winning ticket was purchased at Common Grounds Café, 10 Ayers Village Rd. in Methuen. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

Four of the five $10 million prizes and thirteen additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” $20 instant game.

New Bedford man wins $100,000 in Mass. Lottery/Boston Bruins "On Ice Challenge"
     

Mark Coelho of New Bedford won a $100,000 prize after participating in the Massachusetts Lottery's "On-Ice Challenge," which took place during the second intermission of the Bruins/Blues game on November 18, 2014.

Coelho won the opportunity to vie for up to $250,000 after being randomly selected as a grand prize winner in the fifth and final drawing in the 2011 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions Instant Ticket's Second Chance program, which took place on June 23, 2014.

In the "On Ice Challenge," 30 oversized 2011 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions Instant Tickets were placed on the ice. Each ticket was numbered 1-30. Beneath 29 of the tickets were $100,000 prizes, and under one was a $250,000 grand prize. Coelho selected ticket number 17 in remembrance of his late grandmother’s birthday. She passed away earlier this year at the age of 101.

His selection netted him a $100,000 prize. The $250,000 prize was under ticket number 27. Coelho was presented with a prize check by Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan and Boston Bruins President Cam Neely.

Sales for the $5 2011 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions Instant Ticket officially ended on April 10, 2014. All claims for instant prizes in the game must be received at the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters prior to 5:00 pm on April 10, 2015.

The Lottery and the Bruins launched a new $2 offering in October 2014 that is currently on sale at licensed Lottery retailers across the state. The 2014 Boston Bruins Instant Ticket features over $22 million in instant win and second chance prizes. Players can learn more about the $2 2014 Boston Bruins Instant Ticket by picking up a game brochure at a Lottery retailer location or by visiting us here.

‘8’ is enough for Haverhill resident
     

Alberto Alvarado of Haverhill is the third $1 million Grand Prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Silver, Gold and Platinum 8s” instant game launched earlier this year.

Alvarado began his lucky day intending to pick up his brother and go out for breakfast, but first made an unexpected stop at Market Basket, 2 Water St. in Haverhill, where he purchased his winning ticket, changing his course for the day.

Alvarado chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to buy a house with his winnings. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $1,000,000 prizes remaining in this $5 instant game.

East Boston resident claims $1 million prize
     

Delmi Monterroza of East Boston is the latest to claim a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X The Cash” instant game.

Monterroza chose to receive her prize in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on putting her winnings into savings while contemplating taking a vacation.

Monterroza’s lucky ticket was purchased at Ray’s Tobacco, 57 Court Street in Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $4 million prize and one $1 million prize remain in the $10 “100X The Cash” instant game.

Early ‘Holiday Gift’ for New Bedford woman
     

Roseline Viera of New Bedford is the second $1 million prize winner in as many days in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game that went on sale October 28, 2014.

Viera chose the game’s cash option prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She intends to use her winnings to assist her family and invest. Her winning ticket was purchased at Quick Pic Mini Mart, 549 Sawyer St. in New Bedford. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All three $2.5 million prizes and five more $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game. Additional “Holiday Gifts” tickets offering top prizes of $1 million, $50,000 and $10,000 are on sale now for $5, $2 and $1, respectively.

‘Holiday’ cheer arrives early for Northampton resident
     

Lawrence J. Jones of the village of Leeds in Northampton is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” instant game that went on sale October 28, 2014.

Jones elected to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to pay off some bills. His winning ticket was purchased at Zee Mart, 15 Locust Street in Northampton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

All three $2.5 million prizes and six more $1 million prizes are still available in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Gifts” $10 instant game. Additional “Holiday Gifts” tickets offering top prizes of $1 million, $50,000 and $10,000 are on sale now for $5, $2 and $1, respectively.

Watertown resident claims $1 million Powerball prize
     

Valerie Ugolini of Watertown is the latest Massachusetts resident to claim a $1 million Powerball prize after the first five numbers on her Quic Pic ticket matched the winning numbers selected in the multi-state game’s drawing held Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Ugolini claimed her $1 million (less taxes) at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s headquarters in Braintree on Monday, November 3. She plans to set aside her winnings for her retirement.

Ugolini’s winning ticket was purchased at Ninety Three Food Mart, 93 Trapelo Road in Belmont. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Sunderland resident wins a ‘Fortune’
     

Gary Bowman of Sunderland has claimed the first $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant game.

Bowman elected to receive his prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years. He plans to put his winnings into savings. Bowman’s winning ticket was purchased at Gulf Mart, 668 Amherst Rd. in Sunderland. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

Four of the five $10 million prizes and fourteen additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” $20 instant game.

Wilmington resident experiences instant ‘Frenzy’
     

David Alan Druid of Reading is the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$500 Frenzy” instant game that went on sale in August.

Druid, who was joined at Lottery headquarters in Braintree by his wife Patricia, chose the game’s cash prize option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to pay down his mortgage, buy a car and take a vacation.

Druid’s lucky ticket was purchased at 7 Pantry, 1699 Shawsheen St. in Tewksbury. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

There are four more $1 million prizes remaining in the “$500 Frenzy” $5 instant game.

$1 million birthday for Billerica resident
     

Alan Danehy of Billerica celebrated his birthday by visiting the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters to claim a $1 million prize he scratched earlier in the week on a “100X The Cash” instant ticket.

Danehy chose to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to fund home renovations and pay off some bills.

Danehy purchased his winning ticket at Bell Food Mart, 852 Boston Road in Billerica. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on its sale.

One $4 million prize and two $1 million prizes remain in the $10 “100X The Cash” instant game.

‘World Class’ winner in Waltham
     

Bulaninna Nabakooza of Waltham is the fourteenth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Nabakooza chose the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She intends to use her winnings to buy a house and to share some of it with her children.

Nabakooza’s winning ticket was purchased at Redstone Liquors, 101 Main St. in Stoneham. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three $15 million prizes and twenty-two $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

All is won in ‘Win It All”
     

Romina Almario of Quincy is the sixth and final $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $5 “Win It All!” instant game.

Almario selected the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She intends to buy a house and pay tuition expenses with her winnings.

Almario’s winning ticket was purchased at Dara’s Wine and Spirit, 750 Huntington Ave. in Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Lucky in Leicester
     

David Miller of the Cherry Valley village of Leicester is the latest $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Miller chose the game’s cash prize option and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to invest some of his winnings and save the remainder of it for his retirement.

Miller’s winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, 10 South Main St. in Leicester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three $15 million prizes and twenty $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

‘Alarming’ experience for ‘World Class’ winner
     

After experiencing a pair of “alarming” circumstances, Patricia Metzger of South Attleboro became the fifteenth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Metzger purchased her winning ticket at Dodgeville Country Store, 408 South Main St. in Attleboro. Prior to arriving at the store, she had been at her hair salon, where the fire alarm had sounded. After driving to the store, an alarm repeatedly went off in the store’s parking lot. Metzger felt that the coincidence of the alarms going off at both locations was some sort of sign, which prompted her to buy a Lottery ticket.

Metzger opted to receive a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on using her winnings to pay off the mortgage on her house and complete her car payments, while investing some for her future retirement. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three $15 million prizes and twenty-one $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

Norwood man ‘Stoked’ after doubling his luck
     

When Kenneth J. Stokes of Norwood received a call from a Massachusetts Lottery representative notifying him that his Lucky for Life season ticket won a $25,000 a Year for Life prize in the Monday, October 20th drawing, he was predictably excited to learn of his good fortune. As it turns out, when the phone conversation ended, he literally didn’t know the half of it.

Moments later, it occurred to Stokes that he forgot all about the season ticket he received as a gift from his family, so he also played a second ticket for that evening’s drawing bearing the same six numbers as his season ticket, all representing family birthdays. Now doubly excited, Stokes promptly called the Lottery representative back to inform her of his second lucky ticket.

Stokes claimed his two prizes at Mass. Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Thursday, October 23, choosing the cash option on both of his winning tickets. He received a pair of checks for $390,000 (less taxes) each, and plans on using the winnings to pay for his son’s college tuition and his daughter’s remaining car payments, as well as take his family on a vacation.

Stokes’s season ticket was purchased at Sulgrave News, 417 Washington St. in Boston. His second lucky ticket was purchased at Convenience Food Mart, 492 Walpole St. in Norwood. Each store will receive a $5,000 bonus on their sale.

Mass Cash Fall Winners
   

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
9/9/2014 Lincoln Cox Dorchester Central Convenience - Roxbury Y
9/30/2014 Christine Moore Brockton Crossroad Country Store - Brockton N
10/4/2014 Zinnatun Nesa Dorchester Pleasant View Market - Dorchester Y
10/9/2014 Thomas Wall Wareham Cumberland Farms - Wareham Y
10/11/2014 James Lukasiewicz South Hadley White Wing - South Hadley Y
10/10/2014 Brenda Ouillette Whitinsville Cellar Spoon - Linwood N



Northborough resident hits ‘Jackpot’
     

Oscar Castillo of Northborough has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Jackpot” instant game.

Castillo chose the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less taxes). He plans on using his winnings to buy a house.

His lucky ticket was purchased at Honey Farms, 168 Pleasant St. in Marlborough. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

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

$1 million ‘Bonanza’ winner sold in West Springfield
     

Brandon Besaw of Ludlow is the 106th winner of a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Besaw will receive his winnings in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years. He plans on putting his winnings toward his mortgage.

Besaw’s winning ticket was purchased at E-Zee Mart, 83 River St. in West Springfield. The store receives a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $10 million prizes and forty-four $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Brockton man claims “Lucky for Life” prize
     

Lester Salisbury of Brockton is the winner of a $25,000 a Year for Life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Monday, October 13, 2014.

Salisbury chose the cash option on the game’s number two prize and received a one-time payment of $390,000 (less taxes). He plans on using his winnings to make his remaining car payments and cover some other bills and use the rest for enjoyment.

Salisbury’s lucky ticket was purchased at Sona’s One Stop, 343 Torrey St. in Brockton. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

‘Diamond’ is her $10 million best friend
     

Ana Rodriguez is the second $10 million prize winner in the last two weeks in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Diamond Millionaire” instant game.

Rodriguez chose the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $6,500,000, less taxes. She plans on using her winnings to purchase a new house, take a vacation, help her family and invest.

Rodriguez’s lucky ticket was purchased at Dollar Variety, 456 Broadway in Everett. The store will receive a $50,000 bonus on the sale.

This is the fourth and final $10 million prize awarded in the “$10,000,000 Diamond Millionaire” $20 instant game. Ten $1 million prizes still remain.

Dudley resident claims $25,000 a Year for Life prize
     

Robert Bara of Dudley is the winner of a $25,000 a Year for Life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Bara had the first five numbers correct on his Quic Pic ticket purchased at the Polish National Alliance of Dudley, 214 West Main St. in Dudley, to claim the game’s number two prize.

Bara chose to receive his winnings in a one-time cash payment of $390,000 (less taxes). He intends to use his winnings to help his family, take a vacation and go fishing.

The Polish National Alliance of Dudley will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

Springfield resident claims $1 million prize
     

Minnie Wright of Springfield is the thirteenth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s award-winning “World Class Millions” instant game.

Wright, who was joined at Lottery headquarters in Braintree by her husband Jerry, opted for a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. Her winning ticket was purchased at Banas Package Store, 42 Parker Street in the Indian Orchard neighborhood of Springfield. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three $15 million prizes and twenty-three $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” $30 instant game, which went on sale April 22, 2014.

Tyngsborough man wins a ‘Fortune’
     

Kent Shigley of Tyngsborough is the first $10 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant game.

Shigley selected the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $6,500,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to buy a house, a boat and a truck, while also putting some of it toward investments.

Shigley’s winning ticket was purchased at Jay’s Food Store, 166 Gorham St. in Lowell. The store will receive a $50,000 bonus on the sale.

Four $10 million prizes and fifteen $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” $20 instant game.

$2 million Power Play score for Greenfield woman
     

Ann Luippold of Greenfield is the winner of a $2 million Powerball prize after matching the first five winning numbers while playing the Power Play option in the multi-state game’s drawing held Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Luippold was joined by her husband Thomas at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree to claim her $2 million (less taxes) prize. She plans to invest some of her winnings and put a portion aside for her son’s college tuition.

Luippold’s winning combination (02-11-35-52-54) is a sequence of numbers that she and her husband selected out of a hat several years ago and have continued to play. Her winning ticket was purchased at Hess, 468 West St. in Amherst. The store will receive a $20,000 bonus on the sale.

‘Pay Day’ for Sterling resident
     

James Wallace of Sterling is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Pay Day” instant game that went on sale September 16.

Wallace chose to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on buying a house with his winnings. Wallace’s lucky ticket was purchased at Boylston Shell, 328 Shrewsbury St. in Boylston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are five additional $1 million prizes remaining in the “$1,000,000 Pay Day” $5 instant game.

‘Spectacular’ $1 million prize claimed
     

Saad Alasadi of Orlando, FL has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” instant game.

Alasadi received a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to pay tuition and student loans. Alasadi’s winning ticket was purchased at Braintree Square Shell, 384 Washington St. in Braintree. The store receives a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are two $10 million prizes and sixteen $1 million prizes remaining in the “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” $20 instant game.

It’s a ‘Bonanza’ in Plymouth
     

Janis Galotti of Plymouth is the 105th winner of a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Galotti will receive her winnings in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years. She intends to use her windfall to buy herself a car. Galotti’s winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 2302 State Road in Plymouth. The store receives a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $10 million prizes and forty-five $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Withrow wins in Winthrop
     

Robert Withrow of Winthrop is the winner of a $25,000 a Year for Life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Monday, September 29, 2014.

Withrow’s Quic Pic ticket matched the first five numbers in the drawing to claim the game’s number two prize. He chose to receive his winnings in a one-time cash payment of $390,000 (less taxes).

Withrow, who was joined at the Mass. Lottery headquarters in Braintree by his wife Jeannine, intends to use some of his winnings to take a vacation and pay some bills and to put the rest in savings.

Withrow’s lucky ticket was sold at D & T Market, 291 Shirley St. in Winthrop. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

$1 million instant prize claimed in “40th Anniversary Millions”
     

Sopheak Chhay of Raynham is the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “40th Anniversary Millions” instant game.

Chhay elected to receive the game’s cash option of $650,000 (less taxes). He plans on using his winnings to buy a house. The winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 24 Lake St. in Peabody. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are two $10 million prizes and eleven $1 million prizes remaining in the “40th Anniversary Millions” $20 instant game.

$10 million winning instant ticket sold in East Longmeadow
     

Janice Lapierre of Springfield is the winner of a $10 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Diamond Millionaire” instant game.

Lapierre chose the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $6,500,000, less taxes. She intends to use her winnings to move into a new residence and to invest.

Lapierre’s winning ticket was purchased at City Line Fine Wine and Spirits, 650 North Main St. in East Longmeadow. The store will receive a $50,000 commission on the sale.

One $10 million prize and ten (10) $1 million prizes remain in the “$10,000,000 Diamond Millionaire” $20 instant game.

Westford man inspired by memory of his mother
     

Roy Van-Gemert, Sr. of Westford is the winner of a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Wheel of Fortune” instant game. He was inspired to purchase this particular ticket in honor of his mother, who recently passed away, because “Wheel of Fortune” was one of the shows that they often watched together.

Van-Gemert elected to receive his winnings in a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. It is the second $1 million prize for Van-Gemert, who won in “Precious Gems” in 2008.

Van-Gemert bought his winning ticket at A&P Spinners Market, 2 West Prescott St. in Westford. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $1 million prizes remaining in the $5 “Wheel of Fortune” instant game.

Ware is the home of 2013 “Lucky for Life” prize winner
     

Just a few hours before his winning ticket was to expire, Dennis Cote of Ware arrived at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree to claim his $25,000 a year for life prize from the “Lucky for Life” drawing held September 26, 2013.

Cote discovered that he won several months ago after checking a number of different tickets that he had purchased. He cited a desire to take time to do some financial planning and a busy schedule as reasons for waiting to claim his prize. Winners of this “Lucky for Life” prize have one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prize.

Cote scored the multi-state game’s number two prize by matching the first five numbers in the drawing correctly. He chose his winning numbers (03-07-12-23-28) completely at random. Cote received his winnings in the form of a one-time cash payment of $390,000 (less taxes). He plans to use his winnings to assist with mortgage payments and invest.

Cote’s winning ticket was purchased at Circle K, 1 Sutherland Road in Whately. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

‘Gold’ rush in progress
     

Sudha Koul of Amherst is the latest $1 million winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game. She is the third $1 million winner in this game in seven days.

This is the second time that luck has struck for Koul, who also claimed a $1 million “Set For Life” instant prize in 2007. Koul elected to receive her prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years.

Her winning ticket was purchased at The News Shop, 603 Main St. in Winchester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are four $4 million prizes and ten more $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

Ticket sold in Quincy is good as ‘Gold’
     

A trust represented by David Spillane claimed the fourth $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

The trust selected the cash option on the prize, receiving $650,000, less taxes. The winning ticket was purchased at Quincy Gas, 451 Quincy Ave. in Quincy. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are four $4 million prizes and 11 additional $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

Gloucester man claims $1 million instant prize
     

Charles Johnson of Gloucester has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” instant game.

Johnson chose to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He intends to use his winnings to make home repairs, pay some existing bills and invest.

Johnson’s winning ticket was bought at AL Prime Energy, 108 Cambridge St. in Burlington. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are two $10 million prizes and seventeen $1 million prizes remaining in the “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” $20 instant game.

Brighton woman strikes ‘Gold’
     

Janet Bonner of Brighton is the third $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

Bonner, who elected to receive her prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years, intends to use her winnings as retirement income.

Bonner’s lucky ticket was purchased at Bemis Market, 129 Waltham St. in Watertown. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are four $4 million prizes and 12 additional $1 million prizes still available in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” $10 instant game.

West Yarmouth man wins $500,000 Cashword prize
     

Robert Fontaine of West Yarmouth is the winner of a $500,000 prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Super Cashword” instant game.

Fontaine received a one-time cash payment of $500,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to pay his kids’ student loans and to share with his mom.

Fontaine’s lucky ticket was purchased at Station Ave. Convenience, 457 Station Ave. in Yarmouth. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

There are seven $500,000 prizes remaining in the $5 “Super Cashword” game.

Second Chance worth $1 million to Randolph man
     

Joseph Kelley of Randolph is the winner of $1 million in the latest Second Chance Drawing in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new $30 “World Class Millions” instant game. The game’s $1 million Second Chance prize is the largest ever offered in Mass. Lottery history.

Kelley selected the cash option on the prize, receiving a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to put his winnings toward home repairs, while also helping out his kids and his grandchildren.

To enter this Second Chance Drawing, which took place Tuesday, September 16, players submitted non-winning “World Class Millions” tickets through the Mass. Lottery website. Kelley’s winning entry was randomly selected from over 936,000 tickets that were entered.

Additionally, 10 winners of $10,000, 100 winners of $1,000, and 1,000 winners of $100 were selected. There will be three more Second Chance Drawings throughout the life of the “World Class Millions” ticket, each with a $1 million top prize and the same number of $10,000, $1,000 and $100 prizes. The dates of the remaining drawings will be determined based on sales of the ticket.

“World Class Millions,” the Mass. Lottery’s first $30 instant ticket, offers players the chance to win $15 million, the highest instant prize in Mass. Lottery history. Three of the game’s four $15 million prizes and 24 of the game’s 36 $1 million prizes remain.

‘Bonanza’ for West Boylston resident
     

William Blaine of West Boylston is the 104th winner of a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Blaine, who will receive his prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years, plans to use his winnings to help his family, including putting some of it toward student loan payments for his son.

Blaine’s winning ticket was purchased at Choice Smoke Shop, 244 West Boylston St. in West Boylston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $10 million prizes and forty-six (46) $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Somerset man rides home with $1 million prize in Harley-Davidson instant game
     

William Zosiak of Somerset is the seventh $1 million dollar prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery's “Harley-Davidson” instant ticket game.

Zosiak selected the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to put his winnings toward home renovations and investments.

Zosiak’s winning ticket was purchased at Quick Pic Mini Mart, 1 Chace Road in East Freetown. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three $1 million grand prizes and six motorcycle prizes remaining in the $5 Harley-Davidson game.

12th $1 million prize claimed in “World Class Millions”
     

Mason LLC, represented by manager Elliott Topkins, is the twelfth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “World Class Millions” instant game.

Mason LLC elected to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. The winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 1435 Centre St. in Roslindale. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three (3) $15 million prizes and twenty-four (24) $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” instant game.

Swansea woman hits pay dirt in new “Patriots” instant game
     

Lori Bolton of Swansea is the first grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “2014 New England Patriots” instant game.

Bolton claimed her $250,000 prize (less taxes) while proudly sporting a Patriots t-shirt. She plans on using some of her winnings to help her two daughters and to complete payments on her truck.

Bolton’s winning ticket was purchased at Buffington Mini Mart, 75 Buffington St. in Swansea. The store will receive a $2,500 bonus on the sale.

There are six $250,000 prizes remaining in the $5 “2014 New England Patriots” instant game, which went on sale August 26, 2014.

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Date
Winner
City
Agent
Quic Pic
8/19/2014 Margaret Willis Brockton Tedeschi Food Shops - Easton N
8/21/2014 Karen Loycano Chelmsford R & H Gas & Convenience - Chelmsford Y
8/28/2014 Eduardo Liciaga Holyoke Liquors 44 - Holyoke N
8/30/2014 James Keane Wilmington Lucci's Supermarket - Wilmington N
8/31/2014 Jon Foster Norton Hess Gas - Norton N
9/1/2014 Robert Hancock Bridgewater Cumberland Farms - Bridgewater N



Framingham woman claims “Lucky for Life” prize
     

Pamela Reinap of Framingham is one of two Massachusetts residents who won a $25,000 a year for life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Thursday, September 4, 2014.

Reinap scored the game’s number two prize by matching the first five numbers in the drawing correctly. She chose her lucky numbers based on birth dates. Reinap selected the one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes). She is still planning what she will do with her winnings.

Reinap’s winning ticket was sold at Shaw’s, 509 Boston Post Road in Sudbury. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

Dorchester resident wins “Lucky for Life” prize
     

Alice Ryan of Dorchester is one of two Massachusetts residents to win a $25,000 a year for life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Thursday, September 4, 2014.

Ryan used birth dates to come up with her winning combination. She opted to receive her winnings from the Lucky for Life game’s second prize in the form of a one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes). Ryan plans to use her winnings to make home improvements, purchase a car and take a family vacation.

Ryan’s winning ticket was sold at Tedeschi Food Shops, 320 Neponset Avenue in Dorchester. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

Boston woman wins number two prize in “Lucky for Life”
     

Anne Rougan of Boston is the winner of a $25,000 a year for life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Rougan matched the first five numbers in the drawing correctly on her Quic Pic ticket to earn the game’s number two prize. She selected the one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes) and plans to invest her winnings for her retirement.

Rougan’s winning ticket was purchased at S K Convenience, 100 Huntington Avenue in Boston. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus on the sale.

Dracut resident wins $500 a Week for Life top prize
     

Ronald Ralls of Dracut is the second Grand Prize winner in the $500 a Week for Life instant game launched April 22, 2014.

Ralls selected the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $400,000, less taxes. He plans to invest his winnings.

Ralls’s winning ticket was purchased at Michael’s One Stop, 115 Hampson St. in Dracut. The store will receive a $5,200 bonus on the sale.

There are eight $500 a week for life grand prizes remaining in this $1 instant game.

$1 million instant winner in Hyde Park
     

Wesley Gailliard of Hyde Park scratched off a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “40X The Cash” instant game.

Gailliard chose to receive his winnings in the form of a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to share his winnings with his children.

Gailliard’s lucky ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 1187 Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There is one $1 million prize remaining in the $5 “40X The Cash” instant game.

Greenfield great-grandfather garners Megabucks Doubler jackpot
     

Donald Hutchinson of Greenfield, MA won the $2.15 million jackpot that was at stake in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Megabucks Doubler drawing that took place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

Hutchinson’s winning combination (05-11-20-26-27-29) is a sequence that he originally received on a Quic Pic ticket a number of years ago and has continued to play on his own.

Hutchinson and his wife Helen visited the Lottery’s headquarters in Braintree the following day to claim his windfall. He selected the cash option on the jackpot prize, which had been growing since June, and received a one-time payment of $1,699,276. The Hutchinsons have eight children, 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Donald, an engineer at a paper mill, is now planning to retire.

Hutchinson’s lucky ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, One Montague City Road in Turners Falls. The store will receive a $25,000 bonus on the sale.

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7/10/2014 Fortune 8 Revocable Trust Waltham Kev's Kwik Mart - Waltham Y
8/4/2014 Catherine McKinley Billerica A & C Market - Everett N
8/13/2014 Carl Finn Newton Tedeschi Food Shops - Newton N
8/15/2014 Brigitte Guarino Dracut Merrimack Plaza Mobil - Methuen N
8/16/2014 Weiping Li Mansfield Kok Wa - Boston Y
8/19/2014 Joan Russo Wilmington Elia's Country Store - Wilmington N



Haverhill man wins $2,500 a Week for Life grand prize
     

Mark Houle of Haverhill is the third Grand Prize winner in the $2,500 a Week for Life instant game launched in April of this year.

Houle chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $2,000,000, less taxes. He plans to invest his winnings.

The winning ticket was purchased at Shamrock Westgate Wine & Spirits, 400 Lowell Avenue in Haverhill. The store will receive a $26,000 commission on the sale.

There are seven $2,500 a week for life grand prizes remaining in this $5 instant game.

Dorchester resident wins $1 million in Powerball
     

Freddy Maria of Dorchester is the latest Massachusetts resident to win a $1 million prize in the multi-state Powerball game, matching the five winning numbers selected in the drawing held Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

Maria claimed his $1 million (less taxes) at the Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters in Braintree on Tuesday, September 2. He plans to use some of his winnings to take a trip to visit his family.

Ward’s winning ticket was purchased at Peguero’s Market, 218 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Everett man gets the ‘Gold’
     

Jose Ricardo Rocha of Everett is the second $1 million grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Million Dollar Gold” $5 instant game that went on sale June 17.

Rocha opted to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to buy a home and a new car.

Rocha’s winning ticket was purchased at Shop N’ Go, 354 Washington Avenue in Chelsea. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are four $1 million prizes remaining in the “Million Dollar Gold” instant game.

Brockton man wins $1 million instant prize
     

William Katwick of Brockton is the latest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s“Platinum Millions” instant game.

Katwick chose to receive his winnings in a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He is still evaluating what he will do with his winnings.

Katwick’s winning ticket was purchased at Sam’s Food Store, 390 Pleasant St. in Brockton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three $10 million prizes and 18 $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Fairhaven resident claims $1 million prize
     

Milton Johnson of Fairhaven is the twelfth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X The Cash” instant game.

Johnson chose to receive a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to invest and share with his family.

Johnson’s winning ticket was purchased at the Valero station located at 130 Huttleston Avenue in Fairhaven. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

One $4 million prize and three $1 million prizes remain in the $10 “100X The Cash” instant game.

Malden retiree wins $1 million prize
     

Congratulations to Hussein Ashmawy of Malden who is the latest person to claim a $1 million prize in the “Billion Dollar Bonanza” instant game.

Today he received the first of twenty annual payments of $50,000, before taxes. This is the 103 of 150 $1 million prizes claimed to date. There are also three (3) $10,000 prizes remaining in the game.

The winning “Billion Dollar Bonanza” ticket was purchased at Sagarino’s Market located at 106 South Street in Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Haverhill carpenter lands a $1 million prize
     

Gary L. Bond is the second lucky player to win a $1 million prize in the “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game. Bond, a father of two, selected the cash option and collected a one-time payment of $650,000, before taxes. He plans on spending some of his windfall on a new home.

The winning ticket was purchased at the Tedeschi’s Food Shop at 93 Lafayette Square in Haverhill. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

The “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game debuted on June 17th and offers five (5) $4 million prizes and fifteen (15) $1 million prizes.

Fitchburg resident hits ‘Jackpot’
     

Derek Smith of Fitchburg is the newest $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Jackpot” instant game.

Smith chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans on using his winnings to travel and pay some bills. Smith’s winning ticket was purchased at Turnout Variety Store, 636 Main St. in Leominster. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are two $4 million prizes and six $1 million prizes remaining in the “$4,000,000 Jackpot” $10 instant game.

$1 million ‘Blockbuster’ for Hyde Park resident
     

Guerla Nicolas of Hyde Park is the latest to claim a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Blockbuster” instant game.

Nicolas, who will receive her prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years, intends to put her winnings toward buying a house. Her lucky ticket was purchased at Rusty’s Liquors, 700 American Legion Highway in Roslindale. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There is one (1) $10 million prize and there are eleven (11) $1 million prizes remaining in the “Billion Dollar Blockbuster” $20 instant game.

Final $3 million prize claimed in “Massachusetts Millionaire Mania”
     

Jonah Carr of Zimmerman, Minnesota is the eighth and final $3 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Massachusetts Millionaire Mania” instant game.

Carr elected to receive a one-time cash payment of $1,950,000, less taxes. He plans to invest his winnings. Carr’s winning ticket was purchased at New England Farms, 303 Tremont St. in Carver. The store will receive a $30,000 bonus on the sale.

With all 15 $1 million prizes also having been claimed, the $10 “Massachusetts Millionaire Mania” instant game has ended.

Lucky lady wins her second $1 million prize
     

For the second time in nine years, Darlene Bradley of Marlborough scratched a $1 million instant prize, becoming the eleventh $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “World Class Millions” instant game.

Bradley won her first $1 million prize in December of 2005 in the $10“Set For Life” game. She opted to collect her most recent windfall in the form of a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on putting her winnings into a trust.

Bradley’s winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 87 Chestnut Street in Marlborough. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three (3) $15 million prizes and twenty-five (25) $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” instant game, which went on sale April 22.

Newton resident is latest ‘Platinum’ millionaire
     

Kevin Walsh of Newton is the second of two $1 million winners claiming their prizes on Monday, August 11 in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Walsh elected to receive his winnings in a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. Walsh, a father of seven with 10 grandchildren, plans on investing his winnings for retirement.

Walsh’s winning ticket was purchased at Tedeschi Food Shops, 157 Brighton Avenue in Allston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $10 million prizes and nineteen (19) $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Another Pembroke resident wins $1 million ‘Platinum’ prize
     

Noreen McCarthy of Pembroke is the winner of a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Platinum Millions” instant game. Pembroke residents have now claimed two consecutive $1 million prizes in the $20 game.

McCarthy chose the cash option on the prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, less taxes. She plans on setting aside some of her winnings for future college tuition for her kids.

McCarthy’s winning ticket was purchased at Myette’s Country Store, 1143 Broadway in Hanover. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

There are three (3) $10 million prizes and twenty (20) $1 million prizes remaining in the $20 “Platinum Millions” instant game.

New Bedford resident collects $1 million Mega Millions prize
     

Patricia Oliveira of New Bedford is the winner of a $1 million prize in the multi-state Mega Millions drawing held Friday, August 8, 2014.

Oliveira claimed her $1 million prize (less taxes) on Monday, August 11 at Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree. She intends to use her winnings to support charitable causes, help her family and invest.

The winning ticket was purchased at Quick Pic Mini Mart, 452 Cottage Street in New Bedford. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

South Hadley man claims first $1 million prize in “$500 Frenzy”
     

James Bloom of South Hadley is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$500 Frenzy” instant game that went on sale August 5.

Bloom, who elected to receive his prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less taxes) over 20 years, intends to use his winnings to plan for the future. His lucky ticket was purchased at King Mart, 494 Westfield Road in Holyoke. The store will receive a $10,000 commission on the sale.

There are five additional $1 million prizes remaining in the “$500 Frenzy” $5 instant game.

Randolph resident wins $1 million in Powerball
     

Glenn Ward of Randolph is the winner of a $1 million prize in the multi-state Powerball game’s drawing held Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

Ward, accompanied by his wife Debra, claimed his $1 million (less taxes) at the Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters in Braintree on Friday, August 8. He plans to use his winnings to pay off his mortgage and invest.

Ward’s winning ticket was purchased at AL Prime Energy, 304 Union St. in Randolph. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

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6/25/2014 Kenneth Meade Chelmsford West Billerica Liquors- Billerica Y
7/21/2014 Daniel Callahan Braintree Tedeschi Food- Somerville Y
7/23/2014 Delmo Coutinho Mansfield Tahana Restaurant - Mansfield N
7/25/2014 Pauline Lewis Stoughton Bobs Foodmart - Stoughton Y
7/28/2014 Shirley Wall Hernando, FL Plymouth Liquors- Plymouth Y
8/4/2014 Dennis Breitenfeld Worcester Sunoco A-Plus - Worcester N



Tenth $1 million instant prize winner in World Class Millions
     

Kim Asher of East Wareham is the tenth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “World Class Millions” instant game.

Asher chose to collect her winnings in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. Asher’s winning ticket was purchased at Cranberry Plaza Mobil, 2900 Cranberry Highway in East Wareham. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three (3) $15 million prizes and twenty-six (26) $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” instant game, which went on sale April 22.

Abington man claims $1 million prize
     

Scot Smith of Abington is the ninth $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “World Class Millions” instant game.

Smith opted to receive his winnings in a one-time cash payment of $650,000, less taxes. He plans to use his winnings to buy a house.

Smith’s winning ticket was purchased at Tom’s Variety Store, 257 School St. in Stoughton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus on the sale.

Three (3) $15 million prizes and twenty-seven (27) $1 million prizes remain in the “World Class Millions” instant game, which went on sale April 22.

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