CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee resident is a $1 million winner in the Massachusetts Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant ticket game.
According to the Massachusetts Lottery website, Ryeshe Lane of Chicopee has claimed a $1 million prize (before taxes) in the Lottery’s “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” instant ticket game on January 19.
Lane chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (before taxes). He plans on using some of the money towards buying a house.
Lane bought his ticket while filling up for gas at Cumberland Farms, located at 364 Hamilton Street in Worcester. The retailer will get a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
The “$10,000,000 Mega Fortune” is a $20 Massachusetts lottery scratch ticket.