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Jackpot winner tries to lay low
A day after bagging a $294 million lottery jackpot, Geraldine Williams battled to get her bearings yesterday as she went from housemaid to multimillionaire retiree overnight. Williams' ex-hubby said the 67-year-old grandmother and her children are worn out by the whirlwind of public interest whipped up in the hours after Williams stepped forward to claim her prize. They're trying to cope with something that's unimaginable, said James Williams, who split from his now-millionaire ex-wife in 1979 ...
Jul 12, 2004, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Ex-husband of big Mass. lottery winner is happy for his family
They were married for 20 years -- but now they've been divorced for 25.So, James Williams isn't expecting his ex-wife to offer him a share of her lottery winnings.Geraldine Williams yesterday claimed her Mega Millions jackpot in Massachusetts -- in a lump-sum of about $118 million million dollars, after taxes.Her ex-husband is taking the high road -- saying he's glad his children and grandchildren will be taken care of.The retired police officer says he hasn't spoke with his ex-wife about her wi ...
Jul 12, 2004, 9:34 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Cleaning Woman Claims $294M Jackpot
Meet Geraldine Williams, a retired custodian and cleaning woman who will no longer have to mop her own floors or dust her own furniture.Williams stepped forward Friday to claim the $294 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest jackpot ever to go to a single person in North America.Williams, who was introduced at a news conference at state lottery headquarters, said she'll take the payout in a lump sum of $117.6 million after taxes.She said she was still stunned by her luck, a week after ...
Jul 9, 2004, 1:17 pm - Lottery News forum

$294M lottery winner is 68-year-old cleaning woman
Updated July 09, 2004, 11:21pmThe winner of the $294 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest in Massachusetts lottery history, is a 68-year-old cleaning woman.Geraldine Williams cleaned homes after retiring as a custodian at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, The Sun of Lowell reported Friday. She was a wonderful person, Mary Recko, a worker in the physical plant department at UMass-Lowell, told The Associated Press on Friday. Everybody liked her. All of us here are so happy that it wa ...
Jul 9, 2004, 11:08 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery to announce winner of $294 million Mega Millions jackpot
In a press conference to be held Friday, July 9, 2004 at 11:30 AM, the Massachusetts Lottery will present the winner of the record $294 million Mega Millions jackpot with a ceremonial check.Massachusetts State Treasurer and Lottery Chairman Timothy P. Cahill will introduce the winner and present the check. The winner's identity will be revealed at the press conference.The $294 million jackpot from the Friday, July 2, 2004 Mega Millions drawing, was the result of 15 consecutive jackpot rollovers ...
Jul 8, 2004, 3:21 pm - Lottery News forum

$294 Million: Final Mega Millions Jackpot Calculated
Search in on for the winner in Lowell, MassachusettsThe winner of the largest lottery prize in Massachusetts state history remained anonymous yesterday as rumors swirled about the person's identity and state officials boosted the staggering jackpot by another $4 million. The unidentified winner, who has a year to claim the $294 Mega Millions pot, can choose between a 26-year annuity - with an $11 million annual payment before taxes - and a lump sum payment totaling $117 million after taxes. Of ...
Jul 7, 2004, 9:33 am - Lottery News forum

Scientific Games Awarded Contract By Mass. Lottery
Estimated Value of Contract is $20-$25 MillionScientific Games Corporation announced that the Massachusetts Lottery has awarded it the contract to be its primary supplier of instant tickets and related marketing services.The current Scientific Games contract is due to expire in August, 2004. The new contract is for an initial term of two years with three one- year options to renew. The value of the contract is estimated between $20-25 million over the initial two-year term.Massachusetts sells $3 ...
Jul 7, 2004, 9:28 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery-ticket seller also a Mega winner
Whoever bought the winning ticket in the $290 million Mega Millions lottery drawing couldn't have been much happier Saturday than the person who sold it.Jay Patel, owner of Powers Liquors, was elated as he waited along with everyone else to find out which one of his customers won the huge jackpot in Friday's drawing with the numbers 10-25-38-39-50 and Mega Ball 12.A hand-lettered sign that read, We sold $290 million's jackpot here hung in the window of the store Patel called the luckiest Powe ...
Jul 5, 2004, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery to present store with winning ticket commission
In a press conference to be held today at 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, the Massachusetts Lottery will present the store that sold last night's winning Mega Millions ticket with its commission check.At that time, the amount of the commission check with be announced.The winning ticket for last night's $290 million Mega Millions jackpot was sold at Powers Wine Company in Lowell, Massachusetts.The store owner, Jay Patel, will receive the commission check.The check will be presented by Doug Rubin, ...
Jul 3, 2004, 12:23 pm - Lottery News forum

One ticket wins $290 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The was one winning ticket sold for Friday's record $290 million Mega Millions jackpot.The winning ticket was sold in Lowell, Massachusetts.The $290 million jackpot is an estimated amount that is expected to increase after the eleven Mega Millions states complete their count of actual ticket sales.In Massachusetts, jackpot winners have up to one year to claim their prize, and the jackpot must be claimed in person at lottery headquarters in Braintree.The winner can take the annuity jackpot in 26 ...
Jul 3, 2004, 2:13 am - Lottery News forum