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Man surprises wife with $1 million lottery win
An Upton, Massachusetts, man who set aside a retirement nest egg to play the Massachusetts State Lottery won $1 million on a scratch ticket. It was good fortune that he briefly kept from his wife, the lottery said. For many years, Raymond Hazell put aside $10 to $15 from each paycheck to build a fund that he would use to play the lottery when he retired. Hazell purchased the winning ticket in the $4,000,000 Gold Bullion game at Hopkinton Wine Spirits. After claiming his prize, Hazell's
Oct 29, 2015, 1:48 pm - Lottery News

Mass. postal worker wins $4 million one day after getting married
On Thursday, Timothy Sullivan promised his new wife to be lawfully wedded for richer or for poorer. On Friday, Sullivan became a couple million dollars richer to fulfill that promise. The postal worker from Raynham, Massachusetts, won a $4 million dollar lottery prize just one day after marrying his wife Tanya. He had taken part in the 100X The Cash $10 ticket game, the Massachusetts State Lottery said in a statement. Claiming the instant prize from the lottery's Braintree headquarters
Aug 31, 2015, 9:36 am - Lottery News

$1M lottery winner admits stealing from cancer-stricken brother's business
When Manuel Buginga found out his sister had been embezzling money from his Brockton construction business for years he didn't know what to do. Buginga said he was even more shocked to learn that she increased the amount she had been stealing after she found out he had been diagnosed with cancer and also after she won $1 million on a scratch ticket just two months prior. In March 2012, Buginga was diagnosed with advanced lymphoma. With the news of his cancer he went to review his bank acco
Jul 19, 2015, 9:29 am - Lottery News

Mass Lottery to announce record sales
The Massachusetts Lottery is expected to break a sales record this year for the fourth year in a row, the lottery executive director said Tuesday. As of Saturday, the lottery had tallied $4.973 billion in sales, said Beth Bresnahan. She said the final sales total would be just shy of $5 billion when the fiscal year ends at midnight tonight. The lottery posted sales of $4.741 billion in fiscal 2012, $4.85 billion in fiscal 2013, and $4.863 billion in fiscal 2014. Profit this year is expe
Jun 30, 2015, 4:13 pm - Lottery News

Newlyweds win $15M Mass. Lottery scratch prize
Two Cape Cod newlyweds got the wedding gift of a lifetime Saturday when they scratched their way into multimillionaire status on a winning Supreme Millions $30 ticket at a Tedeschi store in Eastham, Massachusetts. David and Stacy Foster won $15 million about $6.8 million after taxes and have been hiding out at the home of Stacy's parents in Northampton, celebrating with family and letting their big win sink in. The couple, married May 1, sat down yesterday with Herald reporter Lindsay Kalter
Jun 25, 2015, 9:52 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts man claims $15 million scratch-off prize
For just the second time in Massachusetts Lottery history, someone has won $15 million from a scratch ticket. Michael Milford, 28 of Melrose, bought his lucky World Class Millions ticket on Sunday at the Boyles Family Market on Mystic Avenue in Medford. The store will get a $50,000 bonus for selling the $30 ticket. It's the highest bonus paid out to a store by the lottery. Milford picked up his prize with his fianc e at lottery headquarters in Braintree Tuesday. He chose the cash and wa
Mar 4, 2015, 2:45 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts Lottery to replace aging lottery terminals
For 18 years, an unremarkable blue machine has been a fixture at corner convenience stores, its tired keys accepting millions of bets from players hoping a lucky string of numbers a kid's birthday, an old address will just this once bend the rules of probability and change everything. But, with casino gambling coming to Massachusetts, the state lottery is looking to replace the 8,500 aging blue terminals and the massive computer system that processes nearly $5 billion in bets a year. Lottery
Feb 27, 2015, 9:22 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts man buys lottery tickets to break $100 bill, wins $10 million
A Massachusetts man who bought two lotto tickets so he could break a $100 bill to buy lunch was left stunned after he ended up scooping an astonishing $10 million in prize money. Richard Noll only purchased two $20 Platinum Millions instant tickets at Lanzilli Groceria in East Boston so he'd have smaller notes to buy food at a sandwich shop, reports ItemLive.com. But he ended up with much more than he bargained for when he scratched the cards and discovered he was a newly minted multimilli
Jan 26, 2015, 2:05 pm - Lottery News

Scamming store owner loses lottery license
RD's Deli and Market in Melrose, Massachusetts, will no longer be selling lottery tickets now that its owner has been accused of trying to scam a mentally disabled woman out of her winnings. The woman bought a winning ticket worth $10,000 at the convenience store, but when she went to redeem it, the store's owner allegedly told her that the prize was only $1,000, and gave her $950 in cash. Separate from the attempt to scam the woman, handing out that much cash is, in itself, a violation, a
Dec 20, 2014, 10:55 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts man is lucky for two lifetimes
Luck struck twice for a Norwood, Massachusetts, man who found out his lottery ticket had the winning numbers in this week's Lucky For Life drawing then realized, minutes later, that he had another ticket with the same number. Kenneth J. Stokes received a call from a Massachusetts State Lottery representative Monday notifying him that his Lucky for Life season ticket had won him a prize of $25,000 a year for life, according to a statement by the lottery. After the call, Stokes realized that
Oct 24, 2014, 10:29 pm - Lottery News