The Salem woman plans to buy an RV and travel across the country with her family after winning a $ 1 million lottery prize from the first ticket.
Marie Olson won $ 1 million in April from the Massachusetts State Lottery game “$ 10,000,000 Bonus Winners.”
Tickets were purchased at Andy’s Walnut Mart in Peabody, which is located at 36 Walnut St. The store will also receive a $ 10,000 bonus for the sale of this ticket.
Olson claimed his prize on April 25 and opted to receive his prize through a one-off payment of $ 650,000 pre-tax. The lottery handed him a check for $ 461,500.
In total, there were approximately 1,000 winning lottery tickets worth at least $ 600 claimed or sold on April 25, including 17 in Springfield and 50 in Worcester.
There was also another $ 1 million lottery prize sold in New Bedford that day for a game of “$ 4,000,000 mayhem.”
Dartmouth’s David Lee English II was the first winner of a $ 1 million prize for the game.
He decided to receive his prize through a one-off payment of $ 650,000 pre-tax and was handed a check for $ 461,500.
His winning ticket was purchased at Hathaway Irving located at 380 Hathaway Road. The store will also receive a $ 10,000 bonus for the sale of this ticket.