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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

Store owners return $1M lottery ticket to woman who had thrown it away
A Massachusetts woman who accidentally tossed out a $1 million lottery ticket eventually collected her winnings thanks to the kindness and honesty of the owners of the convenience store where she bought it. Lea Rose Fiega bought the $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket in March at the Lucky Stop convenience store in Southwick near where she works. I was in a hurry, on lunch break, and just scratched it real quick, and looked at it, and it didn't look like a winner, so I handed it over
Dec 29, 2022, 7:22 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 restaurant employee gets tipped winning lottery ticket worth $2,000
Generous gesture leads to good luck on all sides By Kate Northrop A restaurant worker was given a huge tip from a customer after they bought her what turned out to be a winning lottery ticket. Last month, one of Shirley Rose's customers gave her a massive tip in the form of a winning lottery ticket worth $2,000. Although Rose, 79, was not scheduled to work on Friday, May 27, she's glad she agreed to cover for a coworker. She runs the Keno lottery game counter at the Kowloon Res
Jun 6, 2022, 1:37 pm - Lottery News

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