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Maryland and Massachusetts Lotteries announce $50 scratch-off tickets
Two more states to join the $50 trend By Kate Northrop The Maryland Lottery and Massachusetts Lottery have both recently announced that they are on track to begin offering their first $50 scratch-off tickets this year. In February, Maryland and Massachusetts players will be able to pick out an expensive ticket next time they visit a lottery retailer. This year is a big milestone for the Maryland Lottery, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary since opening its doors on Jan. 2,
Jan 9, 2023, 5:24 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts Lottery announces new Wheel of Luck game
Replaces retiring All or Nothing game By Kate Northrop A new roulette-style game is making its way into Massachusetts Lottery retailers in two weeks. On Thurs., Jan. 19, The Wheel of Luck will make its debut with the intention of complementing Keno at Lottery retail locations. 'Wheel of Luck' will provide our customers with a fun, new alternative to play between Keno games, Massachusetts State Lottery Commission Chair Deborah B. Goldberg said. As the state's gaming market becomes
Jan 5, 2023, 11:13 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts man wins six $25,000 a Year for Life prizes in one Lucky for Life drawing
Lucky for six lifetimes By Kate Northrop Most lottery players would be fortunate enough to walk away with one Lucky for Life prize of $25,000 a year for life, but a Massachusetts man was lucky enough to manifest that coveted prize six times over. Raymond Roberts Sr. of Fall River won the second-tier Lucky for Life prize of $25,000 a year for life six times in the same drawing. On Wed., Dec. 14, Roberts matched the first five numbers on his six tickets to earn him the multi-state
Dec 19, 2022, 3:38 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts father and son found guilty of fraud after cashing in $20M worth of lottery tickets
By Kate Northrop A father and son duo from Massachusetts was found guilty of fraud this past weekend after the Massachusetts Lottery recognized an unusual number of prize claims tied to the pair within the past decade. Ali Jaafar, 63, and his son, Yousef Jaafar, 29, both of Watertown, were convicted of multiple counts related to a ten-percenting scheme, in which they would cash winning lottery tickets on behalf of the actual winners to avoid taxes and receive tax refunds. In August 2
Dec 14, 2022, 8:00 am - Lottery News

Despite sales influx from $2B Powerball, Massachusetts Lottery ticket sales falter
The Massachusetts State Lottery Tuesday stated it could be in some financial trouble regarding its overall sales for the fiscal year, despite the massive ticket sales generated by the recent Powerball jackpot worth $2 billion. According to Lottery Interim Director Mark Bracken, as of Sunday, lottery sales for the 2023 fiscal year are $22.5 million less than what they were for fiscal 2022. This includes overall instant ticket and scratch ticket sales, but it's an improvement from the $60 mill
Dec 2, 2022, 8:10 am - Lottery News

Mass. man claims $700,000 after playing same numbers for 30 years
By Todd Northrop Days after Lottery Post first reported on six top-prize-winning lottery tickets being sold at the same Massachusetts store, the lottery reported that all six plus one more that was purchased earlier as a season ticket have been claimed by one person, who has playing those same numbers for 30 years. (See Six tickets each win $100,000 Mass Cash prize at the same store on the same day , Lottery Post , Sept. 21, 2022.) George Morano played the same lottery numbers for th
Sep 26, 2022, 10:53 am - Lottery News

Six tickets each win $100,000 Mass Cash prize at the same store on the same day
Massachusetts Lottery says it's not that uncommon By Kate Northrop Six tickets winning $100,000 in the Massachusetts Lottery's Mass Cash draw game were sold at the same store on Monday, but the Lottery says that it's not as strange as you might think. A total of seven tickets won the $100,000 Mass Cash top prize on Monday, with six of them sold at the same retailer. While it may seem like a peculiar occurrence, the Massachusetts Lottery said that it's not actually that uncommon.
Sep 21, 2022, 9:08 am - Lottery News

Lottery ticket birthday gift from mother-in-law won N.H. woman $1 million
A New Hampshire woman celebrated her birthday by winning a $1 million lottery prize. On Aug. 19, Shannon Mee of Derry, New Hampshire, claimed a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery's $10,000,000 Bonus Wins instant ticket game. Mee's mother-in-law had given her the lottery ticket as a birthday gift. It was purchased at Richdale Food Shops in Canton, which is located at 2160 Washington St. She chose to receive her prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 b
Sep 7, 2022, 8:45 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts Lottery announces new draw schedule
Schedule for all in-state drawings to change By Kate Northrop The Massachusetts Lottery will be changing the draw schedule for all its in-state games later this month. On Wednesday, the Lottery announced that it will be shifting its draw times to make viewing live drawings easier for players. Starting Wednesday, June 15, Massachusetts players can tune in to live drawings at the new times below: Midday Numbers Game (daily) ... 2:00 pm Evening Numbers Game (daily) ... 9:00 pm
Jun 2, 2022, 5:05 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts man going through troubled times emerges victorious with $1 million lottery win
Lottery winner is ready to thank the ones who helped him through it all By Kate Northrop After making it through some trying times, one Massachusetts man is getting the pick-me-up he deserves in the form of a $1 million lottery prize from an instant game. Brian Parisi of Gloucester has been through a lot in the past couple years, but a $1 million lottery win from a Massachusetts Lottery scratch-off helped lift his spirits. Two years ago, Parisi sustained a significant injury in
May 5, 2022, 12:38 pm - Lottery News

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