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Massachusetts Lottery

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Daily Talker: Mass. Lottery Announces $30 Scratch Ticket

The Massachusetts Lottery is announcing its most expensive “scratch” ticket in history — with its largest instant win prize as well.

The “World Class Millions” instant ticket will cost $30 a piece, features more than $600 million in total prices, including four $15 million and 36 $1 million prizes. There are also more than 1.39 million prizes that range from $100 to $50,000.

04/23/2014

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Mass. Lottery Posts Near-Record $952 Million Profit

The Massachusetts State Lottery posted a near-record profit for the state fiscal year from July 2012 to July 2013.

07/30/2013

Tim Cahill talks to WBZ-TV's Lauren Leamanczyk.

Tim Cahill On Lottery Ad Decision: ‘I’d Do It Again’

Former State Treasurer Tim Cahill vowed to fight corruption and fraud charges levied against him in an indictment announced on Monday.

04/03/2012

(File photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Second In Lottery ‘Sucker Index’

Who are the biggest “suckers” in the nation when it comes to buying lottery tickets?

03/15/2012

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Keller @ Large: Public Mistrust And New Casinos May Undercut Lottery

Can the state lottery can survive public mistrust and new competition? Jon Keller is at large.

10/20/2011

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State Treasurer Wants Review Of Cash WinFall Lottery Game

The state treasurer has asked for a review of the Cash WinFall game to find out how a single group of bettors was able to win nearly all of the prize money.

10/20/2011

(File photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Powerball Changes: $2 Tickets, Bigger Jackpots, Better Odds

Powerball is making some changes to celebrate its 20th anniversary next year.

10/18/2011

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Proposed Bill Would Allow Purchase Of Lottery Tickets Online

Massachusetts lawmakers are set to hear testimony on Tuesday about a measure allowing people to buy lottery tickets online with a credit card.

07/19/2011

Lottery Suspends Ads Amid Collusion Probe

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Lottery has halted its advertising while the state attorney general looks into allegations of improper coordination between lottery staffers and Timothy Cahill’s independent gubernatorial campaign. Cahill, who as state treasurer […]

10/14/2010

Emails raise questions about Cahill's campaign

BOSTON (WBZ) — Some potentially damaging emails are raising questions about Tim Cahill’s campaign for governor. They appear to show advisers plotting to use a lottery ad paid for by taxpayers to help their candidate. […]

10/13/2010

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