The player said that the winning numbers she chose were a combination of her family members’members’ birthdays. The woman matched the first five numbers on her ticket.
A Springfield, Massachusetts, the woman was the winner of a lifetime prize of $25,000 a year in the “”Lucky for Life”” lottery game drew on Tuesday, November 22.
Player Lillieth Hanson matched the first five numbers on her ticket with selected numbers from the Lucky for Life drawing.
Hanson told the lottery that the winning numbers she picked were a combination of her family members’members’ birthdays. She claimed the prize on November 28 at the Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters in Dorchester and chose the cash payment option, receiving a one-time payment of $390,000 before taxes.
Hanson purchased her winning ticket at the Express Gas & Food Mart located at 1103 State St. in the city of Springfield. The store will receive a $5,000 bonus just for selling the ticket.
Lucky for Life drawings are held at 10:38 p.m. every day. Each ticket is only $2. To play, the person must select five numbers ranging from 1 to 48 and a Lucky Ball number ranging from 1 to 8.
Hanson matched the first five numbers of hers but missed the Lucky Ball. If she had hit this one, she would have a weekly prize of $7 thousand dollars for life.
On the day Hanson won, another person in Massachusetts also won $25,000 a year for life from the same Lucky for Life drawing. This ticket was purchased at the Stop & Shop in the town of Swampscott.