WARE, Mass. (WWLP) – A store in Ware sold a record ticket in the Massachusetts Lottery’s “Megabucks Doubler” drawing.

According to the Massachusetts Lottery website, NorthLand Adventures Nominee Trust of Springfield has claimed the record $16.35 million jackpot prize in the “Megabucks Doubler” on a Quic Pic ticket that took place on September 10th. The trust, represented by trustee Hyman Darling, chose the annuity option on its prize and received a check for $827,000 (before taxes), the first of 20 annual payments.


Megabucks Doubler drawing (Sep. 10)

The ticket was bought at Cumberland Farms located at 195 West St. in Ware. The retailer will get a $50,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Megabucks Doubler tickets are $1 and drawings are conducted every Wednesday and Saturday evening at 9 p.m.

The previous largest Megabucks Doubler jackpot ever hit was $13.82 million on March 10, 2012 in Wakefield.