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Big ‘Holiday Bonus’ for Springfield resident
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A little more than two weeks into the new year, Detric Watkins of Springfield received a belated holiday bonus, cashing in on a $2.5 million prize won in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” instant game.

Watkins, a social worker, is the second such winner in this holiday-themed instant ticket game.  She chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $1,625,000 (less tax withholdings).  She plans on using her winnings to buy a house and to invest for her three children’s future.

Her winning ticket was purchased at One Stop Mart, 477 Boston Rd. in Springfield.  The store will receive a $25,000 bonus of its own for its sale.

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

Resident of Orange wins ‘Golden’ prize
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Mandi Barber of Orange is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “Willy Wonka Golden Ticket™” instant game.

Barber, who was joined at the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters by her husband Derek when claiming her prize, chose to receive her prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (before tax withholdings).  They plan on using her winnings to buy a house.

She purchased her lucky ticket at Kim’s Corner Store, 229 Pinedale Ave. in Athol.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

Two $4 million instant prizes and seven additional $1 million instant prizes are still available in the $10 “Willy Wonka Golden Ticket™” instant game, which includes Second Chance Drawings for cash prizes and trips to Las Vegas for a chance to win up to $1 billion.

Hopedale resident wins ‘Ultimate’ Second Chance prize
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Jenna Russell of Hopedale is the winner of a $1 million prize in Second Chance Drawing #3 in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s $30 “Ultimate Millions” instant game.

Russell claimed her prize at the Mass. Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Friday, January 12 as the trustee of the Otto Education Trust, which she named after her dog.  She opted to receive her prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

To enter this Second Chance Drawing, which took place Tuesday, December 19, 2017, players submitted non-winning “Ultimate Millions” tickets through the Mass. Lottery website.  Russell’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.  Two additional Second Chance Drawings are included in the “Ultimate Millions” instant ticket game, 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.  Two of the four $15 million prizes in the game have been claimed, while 36 of the game’s 66 $1 million instant prizes have been claimed.

U.S. Navy Reservist wins $1 million ‘Monopoly’ prize
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Natalia Bouyea of Quincy is the ninth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Monopoly™ Jackpot” instant game.

Bouyea, a construction manager as well as a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves, 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 off her school loans and invest for her future.

She purchased her winning ticket at Quincy Gas, 451 Quincy Ave. in Quincy. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

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

Methuen resident wins $1 million ‘Ultimate’ prize
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Jason Williams of Methuen is the latest $1 million instant prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Ultimate Millions” instant ticket game.

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

His winning ticket was purchased at Mobil Mart, 789 S. Main St. in Haverhill. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Two $15 million prizes and thirty $1 million instant prizes still remain in the “Ultimate Millions” $30 instant game.

Sutton resident wins $1 million prize in big Mega Millions drawing
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Dermot Collins of Sutton is the winner of a $1,000,000 Mega Millions prize after the first five numbers on his Quic Pic ticket matched those drawn in the multi-state game’s Friday, January 5 drawing, which featured a $451 million jackpot.

Collins visited the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Tuesday, January 9 to claim his $1,000,000 prize (less tax withholdings).   His winning ticket was purchased at The Picket Fence Restaurant, 338 Main St. in Douglas.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

A ticket sold in Florida was the lone winner of the $451 million jackpot ($281.8 million cash option), the fourth largest jackpot in the game’s history.

Mega Millions tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 p.m. ET in Atlanta, GA.

Spencer resident wins $1 million instant prize
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Francis Naples of Spencer is the fourth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” instant game.

Naples chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using part of his winnings to make a return trip to Disney World with his family.

The winning ticket was purchased at Price Chopper, 133 Main Street in Spencer. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Five $4 million prizes and eleven $1 million prizes remain in the “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” game.

Mass Cash Parade of Winners
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January 2018

Twelve more lucky winners, $1,200,000 won in Mass Cash game!

Date Winner City Agent Quic Pic
11/17/2017 Anthony Dupuis Winchendon Rite Aid - Winchendon N
11/19/2017 Raymond Stecchi West Townsend H & H Son - Groton Y
11/22/2017 William Black Reading Town Convenience - Stoneham Y
11/24/2017 Donald Stevens Salem(2) Richdale's - Salem N
11/24/2017 Claran Dunne Hopkinton Route 85 Mobil - Milford Y
11/24/2017 Devese Jean Roslindale Libby's Market - Cambridge N
11/25/2017 Robert Perrotta Revere Richdale - Saugus N
11/26/2017 Sabrena Lucas Malden Supreme Food Mart - Malden N
11/27/2017 Shirley MacDonald Dalton East Side Video - Pittsfield N
11/27/2017 Thomas Sheehan Holyoke R & R Variety - Holyoke Y
11/28/2017 Huy Tran Santa Ana, CA Edgemere Mini Mart - Worcester N
11/28/2017 William LaPierre Plymouth Capeway Convenience - Wareham N
Quincy resident wins $1 million prize
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Neil Connors of Quincy is the seventh $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X” instant ticket game.

Connors chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  His winning ticket was purchased at West Elm Variety, 139 W. Elm Ave. in Quincy. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $4 million prizes and eight $1 million prizes remaining in the “100X” $10 instant game.

Worcester resident wins $1 million ‘Cashword’ prize
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Ronald Brick of Worcester is the sixteenth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” game.

Brick opted to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He is considering using some of his winnings to make home repairs and buy a car.

His winning ticket was purchased at A-1 Convenience Plus, 578 W. Boylston St. in Worcester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

One $2 million prize and four additional $1 million prizes still remain in the “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” instant game.

Canton resident starts new year on positive note
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Kelli Ann Thomas of Canton is the twenty-fifth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “200X” $30 instant game.

Thomas chose the cash option on her prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  She plans on putting her winnings into college funds for her children.

Her winning ticket was purchased at Frank’s Mobil, 2776 Washington St. in Canton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $15 million prizes and fifty-three additional $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “200X” game, which went on sale Tuesday, April 25, 2017. There are also three Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game, each featuring a $1 million top prize.

Aptly named Randolph resident claims $1 million prize
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A little more than four months after his wife won a $1 million prize in a well-known national sweepstakes, Robert Goodwin of Randolph has won a $1 million prize of his own from the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Goodwin won his prize in the Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Platinum Payout” $5 instant ticket game. Joined by his wife Jane at the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters to claim his prize, Goodwin chose the game’s cash option and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). The Goodwins indicated that they intend to use their winnings to purchase a home in an over-55 community. Why?

“No more shoveling,” said Robert.

Robert’s winning ticket was purchased at Fast Lane Convenience, 230 Union St. in Holbrook. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Jane found out that she won her $1 million Publishers Clearing House prize on August 31, 2017 as she disembarked from a ferry in Plymouth after a day trip to Provincetown with a friend.

The couple met while both were employed by Boston Edison.

Four additional $1 million prizes remain in the Lottery’s “$1,000,000 Platinum Payout” instant game.

Twenty-eighth $1 million instant prize in “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” game claimed
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William Quinn of Klingston, NH is the twenty-eighth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” $20 instant game.

Quinn chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at North End Boat Club, 282 Merrimac Street in Newburyport, MA. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There is one $10 million prize and seven $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “$10,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular” game.

Raynham resident wins $1 million in "$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus" instant game
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Jon Bombardier of Raynham is the third $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” instant game.

Bombardier chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K, 47 Harding Street in Middleboro. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are four $1 million prizes and two $2,500,00 prizes remaining in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” game.

Sixth $1 million instant prize in “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” game claimed by Quincy resident
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Colleen Sullivan of Quincy is the sixth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” instant game.

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

The winning ticket was purchased at Prestige Gas Station, 9-11 Franklin Street in Quincy. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There is one $1 million prize remaining in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Magic” game.

Peabody resident claims Lottery’s first $1 million prize of 2018
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January 2, 2018

Brian McLaughlin of Peabody is the Massachusetts State Lottery’s first $1 million prize winner of the new year, claiming the sixth $1 million prize in the “$200,000 a Year for Life” instant game.

McLaughlin elected to receive his prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). His winning ticket was purchased at Shaw’s supermarket in the Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St. in Peabody. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $200,000 a year for life prizes and nine $1 million prizes remaining in the “$200,000 a Year for Life” $10 instant game.

Peabody resident chooses ‘The Cash’
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Isidro Tinajero of Peabody is the fourteenth $1,000,000 prize winner in the 2016 edition of the Massachusetts State Lottery’s popular “100X The Cash” instant game.Tinajero chose the cash option on his prize and received 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 Market & Liquors Store, 117 Newbury St. in Peabody. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

All five $4 million prizes have been claimed in this $10 instant game, while one $1 million prize remains.

$1 million instant prize-winning ticket sold in Fall River
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The Perry Family Revocable Trust of 2017, of Westport, has claimed the twenty-fourth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “200X” $30 instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Mark Deshaies, chose the cash option on this prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at Hartwell Quick Stop, 350 Rodman St. in Fall River. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are three $15 million prizes and fifty-four additional $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “200X” game, which went on sale Tuesday, April 25, 2017. There are also three Second Chance Drawings remaining in the game, each featuring a $1 million top prize.

Brighton resident gets the ‘Gold’
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Oliver McDonagh of Brighton is the fourteenth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Gold Bullion” instant game.

McDonagh chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). His lucky ticket was purchased at Kiki’s Kwik Mart, 236 Faneuil St. in Brighton. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

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

Methuen resident claims first $1 million prize in "Extra Plays-Front" instant game
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William Cronin of Methuen has claimed the first $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Extra Plays-Front” instant game.

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

The winning ticket was purchased at Rostron’s Package Store, 471 Broadway in Methuen. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $1 million prizes remaining in the “Extra Plays-Front” and one $1 million prize remaining in the “Extra Plays-Back” instant game.

Thirty-first $1 million prize claimed in "Platinum Millions" instant game
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Tong Nguyen of Dorchester is the thirty-first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Platinum Millions” instant game.

Nguyen chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on buying a house and open a business with his winnings.

The winning ticket was purchased at D & D Convenience, 1002 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are four $1 million prizes remaining in the “Platinum Millions” game.

Mass Cash Parade of Winners
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January 2018

Ten more lucky winners, $1,000,000 won in Mass Cash game!

Date Winner City Agent Quic Pic
10/26/2017 Patricia Ann Jordan Needham Mr. Frank's Food - Norwood N
10/27/2017 Wayne McNeil E Bridgewater Joppa Market - E Bridgewater Y
11/4/2017 Ofelia Guzman Lawrence Broadway Corner Mart - Lawrence Y
11/7/2017 Anh K. Vo Stoneham T & C Convenience - Stoneham Y
11/7/2017 James Russo Paxton Paxton Liquors - Paxton N
11/11/2017 Sharon Darling Wrentham The Tavern - Wrentham N
11/11/2017 John Sugrue West Robury 7-Eleven - Cambridge Y
11/13/2017 Robert Balducci Natick The C Store - Natick N
11/14/2017 George Phillips Westfield Mr. Phipps - Westfield N
11/16/2017 Edwin Koczera Dracut 6/11 Variety - Methuen Y
Sixth $1 million instant prize in “100X” game claimed by Somerville resident
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James McKay of Somerville is the sixth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “100X” instant game.

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

The winning ticket was purchased at Star Market, 53 Huntington Avenue in Boston. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are nine $1 million prizes and three $4 million prizes remaining in the “100X” game.

Forty-second $1 million prize in “Supreme Millions” claimed
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BEA 22 Nominee Trust of Springfield has claimed the forty-second $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Supreme Millions" instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Hyman Darling, chose to collect the prize in annual payments of $50,000 (less tax withholdings) over 20 years.

The winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, 463 Center Street in Ludlow. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

Twenty-four $1 million prizes remain in the “Supreme Millions” instant game.

Ninth $2 million prize in "$2,000,000 50X Cashword" instant game claimed
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Dakota Blue 2017 Revocable Trust of Mashpee has claimed the ninth $2 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Conni Baker, chose the cash option on this prize and received a one-time payment of $1,300,000 (less tax withholdings).

There is one $2 million prize remaining in the “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” game.

Framingham resident wins $1 million in "$4,000,000 Payout" instant game
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Stephen Toto of Framingham is the ninth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$4,000,000 Payout” instant game.

Toto chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using part of his winning to purchase a car.

The winning ticket was purchased at Daily Market, 9-11 Hartford Street in Framingham. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are six $1 million prizes remaining in the “$4,000,000 Payout” game.

Forty-first $1 million prize claimed in "Supreme Millions" instant game
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The Kalic Family Trust of Providence, RI has claimed the forty-first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Supreme Millions” instant game.

The trust, represented by Trustee Joshua Caswell, chose the cash option on this prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, 15 Main Street in Northboro. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are twenty-five $1 million prizes remaining in the “Supreme Millions” game.

Second $1 million instant prize in “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” game claimed by Lunenburg resident
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Tyler Fors of Lunenburg is the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” $10 instant game.

Fors chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at Shell, 6 Pearson Blvd. in Gardner. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There are two $2.5 million prizes and five $1 million instant prizes remaining in the “$2,500,000 Holiday Bonus” game.

Ticket sold in Bridgewater “Wins It All”
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The Smokey Nominee Trust of Milton has claimed the fifth $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Win It All” instant game.

The trust, represented by trustee Brady McDevitt, chose to receive its prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).

The winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 785 Bedford St. in Bridgewater.  The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.

There is one $1 million prize remaining in the “Win It All” $5 instant game.

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