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$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

Police Chip In To Win Lottery
Ten Officers Buy 1,000 TicketsWinchester, Massachusetts police officers are trying to get to the bottom of a $290 million mystery.Ten officers are chipping in $100 each to buy a total of 1,000 tickets for Friday's Mega Millions lottery drawing.The jackpot, which is the biggest one of the year, would give each of the officers $29 million before taxes.Officer Daniel O'Connell said he has plans for his winnings. He wants to buy new homes in Massachusetts and in Florida, and a boat to travel between ...
Jul 2, 2004, 8:43 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. woman scratches off $1M lottery ticket
An Adams, Massachusetts resident is $1 million richer thanks to a $10 instant lottery ticket she bought at Nassif's Professional Pharmacy Friday.Linda Charon picked up her first $35,000 check, which she won from a Lifetime Spectacular instant game, Monday afternoon at the Massachusetts Lottery headquarters in Braintree, according to Massachusetts Lottery spokeswoman Amy Morris.Morris said Charon will receive a $50,000 annual payment for the next 19 years, before taxes.Charon could not be reach ...
Jun 23, 2004, 7:17 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts Lottery relocates office
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission has settled into a new home on Fort Street, relocating the Western Massachusetts office to downtown after 20 years in West Springfield. We thought that 20 Fort St. - from an economical standpoint, from a leasing standpoint - was beneficial, said Joseph C. Sullivan, executive director. We think in the long run, it will be a better location for us. The newly remodeled 6,000-square-foot office will service 1,000 lottery agents in the four western countie ...
Jun 16, 2004, 7:07 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery to replace Mass Millions with new game
Massachusetts Lottery officials are replacing Mass Millions with a game aimed at increasing the odds of winning.Cash WinFall tickets, which go on sale Sept. 13 at $2 each, will award thousands of lower-level prizes whenever the jackpot reaches $2 million. The odds of winning a prize would be one-in-six. The jackpot starts at $500,000.The unveiling of the new game coincides with the Lottery's celebration of the 30th birthday of the widely popular scratch ticket. We celebrate a Massachusetts suc ...
May 27, 2004, 7:34 am - Lottery News forum

Clerk admits stealing winning lottery ticket from student
A former gas station clerk has admitted stealing a winning lottery ticket worth $20,000 from a college student, telling her it was only worth $100.Antoine Y. Reiche, 34, told a Westboro District Court judge on Friday that he took the Lucky Stars ticket.Prosecutors recommended a sentence of one year of probation and a restraining order that would prohibit him from having any contact with the victim, Erica Schmitt. Judge Michael Brooks did not impose a sentence, halting the case after Reiche's att ...
Mar 29, 2004, 4:33 am - Lottery News forum