Drury man wins $25,000 a Year for Life lottery prize

Berkshire County
Joseph Winchell

Joseph Winchell (Massachusetts State Lottery)

DRURY, Mass. (WWLP) – A Drury resident is a winner in the Massachusetts Lottery’s “Lucky for Life” multi-state game.

According to the Massachusetts Lottery website, Joseph Winchell of the village of Drury in the town of Florida is the winner of a $25,000 a Year for Life prize won in the multi-state Lucky for Life game, matching the first five numbers selected in the drawing that took place Saturday, November 6.

Joseph claimed his prize on November 10th and chose the one-time payment of $390,000 (before taxes). He plans on using some of the money on college tuition for his children, payments on his mortgage and vehicle.

Joseph told the Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters in Dorchester that he always chooses numbers 23 and 32, then randomly picks the remaining numbers. He bought his ticket at EZ Mart located at 232 Ashland Street in North Adams. The retailer will get a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

23-24-27-32-33
Lucky Ball 10

Lucky For Life winning numbers (Nov. 6)

Lucky for Life Recent Winner Locations:

  1. Tue, Nov 16, 2021: $5,000 in Auburn – GATEWAY FOOD SHOPS
  2. Sat, Nov 13, 2021: $5,000 in Abington – 7-ELEVEN 37406
  3. Wed, Nov 10, 2021: $5,000 in Wilbraham – B D MART
  4. Mon, Nov 8, 2021: $5,000 in Boston – STAR MKT 2576
  5. Sat, Nov 6, 2021: $500,000 in N Adams – EZ MART FOODS OF MA
  6. Mon, Nov 1, 2021: $5,000 in Chicopee – JEFFREY’S CORNER
  7. Sat, Oct 30, 2021: $5,000 in Tewksbury – 7-ELEVEN 37501
  8. Sat, Oct 30, 2021: $5,000 in Weymouth – WEYMOUTH ELKS LODGE
  9. Tue, Oct 26, 2021: $5,000 in Belchertown – TOWN MART
  10. Tue, Oct 26, 2021: $5,000 in Pembroke – 7-ELEVEN 32448-C

Lucky for Life is $2 a ticket to select 5 numbers between 1-48 and one Lucky Ball number between 1-18. The drawings are seven nights a week.

Win TypePrizeProbability
Match 5 + LB$7,000 a WEEK for LIFE! *1 in 30,821,472
Match 5$25,000 a YEAR for LIFE! *1 in 1,813,027
Match 4 + LB$5,000 *1 in 143,355
Match 4$2001 in 8,432
Match 3 + LB$1501 in 3,413
Match 3$201 in 200
Match 2 + LB$251 in 249
Match 2$31 in 14
Match 1 + LB$61 in 49
Match LB$41 in 32
(Massachusetts State Lottery)

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