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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

Co-owner of Pizza House claims $100,000 lottery prize
Just because Stacy Varellas of North Adams won $100,000 last week, that doesn't mean she'll be leaving the Pizza House business she co-owns with her husband, Jim.In fact, they won't be changing much at all. It's not a small amount, but it's not such a big amount, she said Wednesday while working at the Adams Pizza House. It's not a million, but it's definitely nice. While Varellas sounds calm now, she was ecstatic to hear on the radio last Wednesday morning that she had the winning numbers of ...
Mar 26, 2004, 9:18 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts awards lottery prize to rightful owner
For someone who said she only had $400 to her name before yesterday, Erika Schmitt is smiling at 35 times that amount after finally getting the $14,000 she won playing a Lucky Stars lottery game. This is a lot for me, Schmitt said yesterday after Joseph Sullivan, director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, handed her a check. I'm going to get a haircut and a car. The 18-year-old Westborough resident waited more than a month for the money because a Westborough store clerk allegedly ...
Mar 4, 2004, 4:19 am - Lottery News forum

Disputed Massachusetts lottery ticket is found
Police have found a missing $20,000 Massachusetts lottery ticket that a college student said was snatched out of her hand by the clerk at the Westborough store where she bought it. The Lottery Commission has verified it through the numbers, police Sergeant Russell Johnson said.Lottery officials have to visually inspect the scratch-off ticket before Erika Schmitt, 18, can claim her prize. We have notified her, and obviously she is excited, Johnson said.There might be some delay before the money ...
Feb 16, 2004, 6:03 am - Lottery News forum

Store Clerk Pleads 'Not Guilty' In Lottery Ticket Theft Case
A convenience store clerk who allegedly stole a woman's $20,000 lottery ticket is denying the charge.Antoine Reiche pleaded not guilty Monday at his arraignment on a charge of larceny over $250.On Jan. 19, Erika Schmitt, 18, told police that she bought a $2 lottery ticket from the Westboro convenience store where Reiche worked, scratched off 10 stars and discovered she was the jackpot winner.When she tried to redeem it, Reiche allegedly grabbed the ticket and told her she had scratched off only ...
Feb 3, 2004, 5:42 am - Lottery News forum