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Massachusetts store clerk steals player's winning scratch-off ticket worth $1,000
Retailer worker cheats winner of half her prize By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts player reached out to the Massachusetts Lottery for help after allegedly being swindled of half her prize on a winning scratch-off ticket by a store clerk. After winning a decent prize on a scratch-off lottery ticket, Amelia Smith said she was ripped off by the clerk at the Roslindale Food Mart when he crumpled the validation slip and cheated her of $500. Smith visited the retailer on Washington St ...
Jul 20, 2021, 12:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts lottery player wins his second $1 million prize
Once-in-a-lifetime dream comes true a second time By Kate Northrop While most lottery players continue to grind and strive toward that big payout, one lucky Massachusetts resident just won the prize of a lifetime for the second time. Stephen Toto of Framingham is enjoying yet another instant payday now that he scooped up his second $1 million top prize from a scratch-off game. On Dec. 7, 2017, Toto took home one of the $1 million top prizes in the Massachusetts Lottery's $4,000,000 P ...
Jul 6, 2021, 5:33 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts family returns winning scratch-off worth $1 million to customer who threw it out
Lottery player made richer after a selfless act of kindness By Kate Northrop A woman almost lost out on a million dollars after throwing away a lottery ticket that she thought was a loser, but a family made a selfless decision to return the ticket to her when they discovered it was worth much more than she thought. The Shah family, who runs the Lucky Stop liquor store on College Highway in Southwick, Massachusetts, had a regular customer hand back a $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off tick ...
May 24, 2021, 4:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts Lottery processes first mobile ticket prize
By Kate Northrop The Massachusetts Lottery announced yesterday that it processed a remote prize claim through its mobile app for the very first time. In what it called a significant step in the introduction of digital technology, the Lottery celebrated the successful use of its mobile cashing service that it believes will provide multiple benefits to customers as well as the environment. Making remote ticket cashing transactions available is a terrific advancement for the Lottery in ac ...
May 6, 2021, 11:59 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts man visits two lottery retailers to win $10 million
Closed store leads player to a luckier one By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts lottery player visited a gas station to play the lottery but upon finding that it was closed instead went elsewhere to win a $10.04 million Megabucks Doubler jackpot. Stephen Pereira of Fairhaven originally intended to buy a Megabucks Doubler ticket at a nearby gas station, but the retailer was not open for business. Some lottery players with a go-to store might call it bad luck, but for Pereira, this might have ...
Mar 25, 2021, 2:57 pm - Lottery News forum

50 players win Massachusetts Lottery jackpot
New state record for most players to win a top prize By Kate Northrop 50 players walked away from the Mass Cash drawing on Sunday, Dec. 6 with a claim to the $100,000 top prize, breaking the state's previous all-time record of 34 jackpot winners in one drawing. Mass Cash is one of the Massachusetts Lottery's popular nightly draw games where players choose five numbers from a pool of 35 for a dollar a play. 50 players across the state did just that after the ball drawing machine produced ...
Dec 8, 2020, 4:40 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts Lottery to allow prize claims via mobile app
New method for claiming winnings to become available next spring By Kate Northrop Players who are tired of traveling to claim centers or mailing away their winning lottery tickets to claim their prizes will soon have a new option. Next spring, the Massachusetts Lottery will begin allowing players to claim larger prizes through their phones. The Massachusetts Lottery plans on expanding the functionality of its mobile app to give players the options of having winnings deposited directly i ...
Nov 30, 2020, 8:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts Lottery to move one of its claim centers
New location will begin operations next week By Kate Northrop The Massachusetts Lottery announced on Monday that they will be moving one of their prize claim centers to a different location. Starting next Monday, Nov. 9, the Western Mass lottery office will begin operations at its new address at 383 Memorial Avenue, Century Plaza in Springfield. The current location at 20 Fort Street in Springfield will have its final day of operation on Friday, Nov. 6. The prize claim office, which ...
Nov 4, 2020, 1:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts lottery offices reopen for prizes of $5,000 or more
New claim procedure based on last names, some offices re-open by appointment only By Kate Northrop As of Wednesday, June 24, Massachusetts lottery offices are now open for large prize claims of $5,000 or more with some restrictions in place depending on the office location. According to the Massachusetts Lottery, the Braintree, Dorchester, New Bedford and Worcester claim centers are open for those collecting winnings valued $5,000 to $99,999. Lottery offices hours of operation are weekd ...
Jun 25, 2020, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum

Coronavirus severely hurting Massachusetts Lottery sales
The Massachusetts State Lottery is taking a big hit as the COVID-19 state of emergency temporarily shutters many stores that sell tickets, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg told lawmakers Tuesday. More than 1,800 of the state's 7,500 lottery agents are closed, she said. Many stores that remain open have chosen to limit or eliminate lottery sales as a result of staff shortages. Total sales last week were down almost 33% from the same week last year. So far for April, sales of Keno, one of the best ...
Apr 15, 2020, 8:19 am - Lottery News forum

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