Massachusetts gentleman wins $100,000 prize with a free lottery ticket

At times the ideal items in lifetime are free

By Kate Northrop

DORCHESTER, Mass. — A Dorchester resident is $100,000 richer soon after he acquired a free of charge advertising lottery ticket for the Massachusetts Lottery’s Mass Money attract activity.

To Stevie Allen, profitable $100,000 should really feel even sweeter taking into consideration the ticket he received with was provided to him for cost-free.

On Monday, Allen frequented the Norwood Shell fuel station on Walpole Street in Norwood and acquired a $5 ticket for The Quantities Sport, a twice-day-to-day attract video game that offers a $5,640 top prize for matching 4 numbers in specific buy.

Blessed for him, the Lottery experienced just started off a marketing that provides players a free of charge $1 Rapid Decide for the subsequent Mass Money drawing after shelling out $5 or more on a single ticket for The Quantities Video game.

Allen’s timing — and luck —  could not have been improved. That exact same evening, his cost-free Swift Pick matched all the numbers in the Mon., Oct. 4 Mass Dollars drawing, which were 5, 17, 20, 26 and 33.

He did not hesitate to declare his leading prize. The winner was at Lottery headquarters in Dorchester the extremely up coming working day to take property his $100,000 winnings before taxes. By selling The Numbers Activity ticket that developed the cost-free successful promotional ticket, the Norwood Shell retailer acquired a $1,000 reward from the Lottery.

The Lottery’s marketing began on Mon., Oct. 4 and will operate by means of Sun., Oct. 17.

Maybe Allen’s story could just be more than enough to encourage fellow lottery players that it could be value having advantage of that up coming marketing.

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