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$31 Million Jackpot Claimed in Massachusetts
RELEASE DATE: 3/8/2023
DORCHESTER, Mass. – S & L Trust of Waltham has claimed a $31 million Mega Millions® jackpot prize won in the multi-state game’s Tuesday, January 31 drawing.
S & L Trust, represented by trustee Leo J. Cushing, chose the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $16,542,158 (before taxes). The prize was claimed Wednesday, March 8 at Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters in Dorchester.
The winning numbers on the lucky Quic Pic ticket that was purchased at Gibbs located at 107 Winn St. in Woburn were 07-09-18-29-39, MegaBall 13. Gibbs receives a $50,000 bonus for its sale of the winning ticket.
A $33 million Mega Millions jackpot prize won in the January 24, 2023 drawing on a ticket sold in Belchertown was claimed by Skylark Group Trust on Wednesday March 1.
This is only the second time in Mega Millions history that one lottery has had two jackpot winners in a span of three drawings.
These are the fourth and fifth Mega Millions jackpots won in Massachusetts since 2002, when the game expanded and its name was changed from The Big Game to Mega Millions.
Previous Mega Millions jackpots won in Massachusetts were:
October 16, 2012: $61 million*, AM/PM Convenience, Hyannis
August 19, 2011: $32 million, Tedeschi Food Shops, Dorchester
July 2, 2004: $294 million, Powers Wine and Liquor, Lowell
*Split with a ticket sold in California
The largest jackpot ever won in any game in Massachusetts is a $758.7 million Powerball jackpot won in the August 23, 2017 drawing. That ticket was sold at Pride Station & Store in Chicopee.
Media contact: Christian Teja, Massachusetts Lottery, (781) 664-7168