Man wins $1M lottery prize for second time this year

Man wins $1M lottery prize for second time this year

For the second time in 2018, an excessively fortunate lottery participant from Methuen, Massachusetts, has gained a $1 million prize on an quick price ticket from the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Jason Williams purchased a 200X $30 quick recreation price ticket Sunday from Howe Street Superette in Methuen and claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Tuesday, simply 3 months after claiming an extra $1 million prize Jan. 10. The state lottery says the shop will obtain a $10,00zero bonus from the sale.

As he did along with his first prize, Williams selected to obtain his most up-to-date winnings within the type of a one-time fee of $650,00zero (much less tax withholdings).

“I’m excited,” Williams mentioned. “I was more surprised after the second win than the first one.”

The first profitable price ticket he purchased used to be an Ultimate Millions $30 quick recreation from the Mobil Mart in Haverhill.

“My wife had a dream last year that we won in 2018, and ever since then, we’ve been playing,” Williams mentioned. “2018 isn’t over, so we’ll keep playing.”

Williams mentioned he plans to place the cash away for his two babies and handle a modest way of life. Both instances he has gained, Williams says, he is long past proper again to paintings — on Monday after the hot weekend win, and within the first example, the similar afternoon.

Two $15 million prizes and forty-four further $1 million prizes are nonetheless to be had within the 200X quick recreation.

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Updated: April 19, 2018 — 5:21 pm

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