Friday, March 15, 2013
The lucky local purchased a $10 instant ticket in Somerville.
One lucky Charlestown resident is more than $1 million richer after winning the Massachusetts State Lottery "Winner Green" instant game earlier this month. William Killoran spent just $10 on the $2.5 million winning holiday instant ticket, which he purchased at Get-N-Go, 152 Highland Ave., Somerville. The shop will receive a $25,000 commission on the sale, according to the state lottery website. "Killoran selected the cash option on the top prize and received a one-time lump sum payment of $1,625,000, less taxes. He plans on sharing the prize with his family," according to MassLottery.com.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The winning numbers were sold at the 7-Eleven store on Washington Street and the City Convenience Store on Beacon Street.
Although no one in Massachusetts hit all six numbers to win the full $579 million Powerball prize, two people in Boston have each won $1 million. The two winning tickets sold in Boston for $1 million were purchased at the 7-Eleven store at 1306 Washington St. in the South End and the City Convenience store at 23 Beacon St. There were two grand prize winners Wednesday night, according to the Powerball website. Neither was sold in Massachusetts. There were four $1 million winning tickets in the state. Besides the two tickets sold in Boston, two more were sold in Southbridge and Rockland. So far, no winners have come forth to claim their prizes. Did you have any of the winning numbers? How many tickets did you buy, and how many numbers did …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Massachusetts is one of 42 states that offer the lottery game; find local retailers and tips on how to play here.
For the last two months, no one has been lucky enough to win the Powerball lottery. Wednesday's estimated jackpot is now over $500 million and likely to go even higher as a buying frenzy has begun. At $500 million, it would be the largest jackpot in Powerball history. Powerball is pulled Wednesdays and Fridays. The Powerball lottery is played in 42 states, including Massachusetts and all six New England states. According to Powerball, the odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 175 million. The odds of getting all five numbers and not the Powerball, earning $1 million, is one in 5 million. Still looking to buy a ticket? There are plenty of other lottery locations nearby. You can find them using this map on the Mass Lottery's website. Don't …