One lucky Massachusetts State Lottery player saw their wealth grow by several hundred-thousand dollars Friday.
The $1 million award from the lottery game “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” was won off a ticket bought at Daou’s Convenience in Southbridge. The winnings for the substantial prize amount to $650,000 before taxes. The award is the second-highest prize that can be won in the game, next to the $2 million one.
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Another prosperous ticket-holder Friday scored the $100,000 prize from the “20X THE MONEY” game. The lottery player bought their winning ticket at a Pride gas station and store in West Springfield.
The $1 million and $100,000 prize winners Friday were not the only high-earning lottery players this month. A $15 million ticket was claimed in Leominster on Thursday, a $500,000 ticket was sold in Attleboro on Wednesday and a $4 million prize was won in Lynnfield last week.
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Overall, there were nearly 580 winning lottery tickets worth at least $600 claimed or sold in Massachusetts on Friday, including 46 in Boston, 16 in Worcester and seven in Springfield.
Every day, the state lottery releases a full list of all the winning tickets in Massachusetts that are worth more than $600.
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The largest lottery prize won in the Commonwealth this year was worth $16.35 million, which was part of the “Megabucks Doubler” game. The winning ticket was bought at a Cumberland Farms in Ware.