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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

Massachusetts Lottery celebrates 50th anniversary of its first-ever drawing
Lottery releases photo commemorating first draw results in the 70's By Kate Northrop Today is a memorable day for the Massachusetts Lottery, which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first lottery drawing in state history. 50 years ago today, the Massachusetts Lottery held its first-ever drawing in its history at Faneuil Hall in Boston, where seven lucky winners were each awarded one the state's first $50,000 top prizes. Today is a special day in the Lottery's history, S
Apr 6, 2022, 12:24 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: Road Trip! Massachusetts and New Hampshire Lottery scratch-offs
Two more lotteries checked off our bucket list By Kate Northrop Recently, Lottery Post went on a road trip up the East Coast and made a few pit stops along the way. Why not see what scratch-offs are like in other states? We picked out a variety of instant games from the Massachusetts Lottery on our way up to New Hampshire. Of course, we had to buy some from New Hampshire as well. And while it might have been cold and breezy, nothing warms our heart more than a few nice wins.
Feb 25, 2022, 5:04 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts cancer survivor to help his two daughters with $1 million lottery prize
Winner to splurge on a few nice items after well-deserved payday By Kate Northrop A cancer survivor who won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts Lottery is ready to check off a couple big-ticket items on his holiday wish list. Craig Bruce is ready to splurge on some shiny new toys for himself with his well-earned $1 million prize, but not before helping out his two daughters. On Nov. 29, the Ipswich resident took a chance on a $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket, and he
Dec 20, 2021, 3:22 pm - Lottery News

Man who had open-heart surgery wins $1 million from lottery ticket stuffed in a get-well card
A Massachusetts man recovering from open-heart surgery won a $1 million lottery prize on a scratch-off ticket given to him by a friend, according to lottery officials. Alexander McLeish received three scratch-off tickets in a get-well card from a friend earlier this month, according to a news release from the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. As McLeish scratched off the first three letters on the crossword lottery ticket, his first glimpse of good luck was revealing his initials:
Dec 4, 2021, 4:38 pm - Lottery News

Twelve individuals and three stores indicted in Massachusetts lottery scheme
Another fraud ring is caught By Kate Northrop On Tuesday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that twelve individuals and three stores in the state were indicted in connection with an ongoing scheme to launder lottery winnings and thus avoid paying taxes. The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC), in conjunction with State Police, discovered that twelve individuals conspired to evade taxes in a calculated scheme to defraud the state of taxes on lottery winnings
Oct 28, 2021, 12:42 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts man wins $100,000 prize with a free lottery ticket
Sometimes the best things in life are free By Kate Northrop A Dorchester resident is $100,000 richer after he received a free promotional lottery ticket for the Massachusetts Lottery's Mass Cash draw game. To Stevie Allen, winning $100,000 must feel even sweeter considering the ticket he won with was given to him for free. On Monday, Allen visited the Norwood Shell gas station on Walpole Street in Norwood and purchased a $5 ticket for The Numbers Game, a twice-daily draw game t
Oct 6, 2021, 5:21 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts father and sons accused of defrauding Lottery of $21 million
Statistically improbable number of wins raises red flags By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts family is accused of defrauding the Massachusetts Lottery of nearly $21 million in a tax evasion scheme that took place over the past decade. It wouldn't be farfetched to say that cashing in more than 13,000 winning lottery tickets worth almost $21 million over eight years would be statistically impossible, if not improbable. This many wins could not simply be attributed to sheer luck. A stati
Aug 25, 2021, 11:00 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts player claimed $500,000 Powerball prize one day before it expired
By Kate Northrop A $500,000 Powerball prize almost went by the wayside, but thankfully the rightful winner from Massachusetts stepped up to claim it just one day before it was due to expire. Leonard Thomas of South Dennis won $500,000 in a Powerball drawing that took place on Aug. 19, 2020, but he didn't even realize it. Luckily, he had the ticket tucked away in a safe spot, albeit for nearly a full year, after buying it at the Mobil gas station on Route 134 in South Dennis. I heard
Aug 19, 2021, 7:32 am - Lottery News