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

From time to time the most effective things in life are free of charge

By Kate Northrop

DORCHESTER, Mass. — A Dorchester resident is $100,000 richer immediately after he obtained a free of charge marketing lottery ticket for the Massachusetts Lottery’s Mass Income draw video game.

To Stevie Allen, successful $100,000 ought to experience even sweeter considering the ticket he gained with was provided to him for no cost.

On Monday, Allen visited the Norwood Shell gas station on Walpole Avenue in Norwood and bought a $5 ticket for The Figures Game, a twice-everyday draw recreation that features a $5,640 leading prize for matching four quantities in correct get.

Fortunate for him, the Lottery experienced just started off a marketing that presents gamers a cost-free $1 Quick Decide for the up coming Mass Hard cash drawing right after paying $5 or more on a solitary ticket for The Numbers Recreation.

Allen’s timing — and luck —  could not have been better. That exact same evening, his cost-free Brief Choose matched all the figures in the Mon., Oct. 4 Mass Cash drawing, which were 5, 17, 20, 26 and 33.

He failed to wait to assert his leading prize. The winner was at Lottery headquarters in Dorchester the very following working day to get household his $100,000 winnings right before taxes. By offering The Numbers Match ticket that generated the totally free successful promotional ticket, the Norwood Shell retailer been given a $1,000 bonus from the Lottery.

The Lottery’s promotion commenced on Mon., Oct. 4 and will operate as a result of Sunshine., Oct. 17.

Perhaps Allen’s tale may just be sufficient to convince fellow lottery players that it could be worthy of getting advantage of that following promotion.

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