Massachusetts Lottery

RD's Deli & Market, located in Melrose. (WBZ-TV)

Police Finalizing Charges Against Melrose Store Owner For Lottery Scam

A Melrose store owner is accused of paying a mentally disabled woman $940 for a winning lottery ticket worth $10,000.

12/27/2014

Kenneth Stokes of Norwood doubled his Lucky For Life win (Photo credit Massachusetts State Lottery)

Norwood Man’s “Lucky For Life” Win Is Twice As Nice

A Norwood man truly doubled his luck this week by winning two $25,000-a-year for life prizes in the Massachusetts Lottery’s “Lucky for Life” game.

10/24/2014

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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

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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

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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

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