Man wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket from Valentine’s Day gift from his mother

Matthew Broadley

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. — A man in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts won big after his mother gifted him a couple of scratch tickets for the Valentine’s Day holiday.

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Massachusetts Lottery officials said Matthew Broadley got a Valentine’s Day card from his mother on Tuesday, according to WGGB. The card included two scratch-off tickets.

Broadley scratched the tickets that evening and one of them was a winner, according to lottery officials.

That winning ticket was a “$4,000,000 Jumbo Cash” scratch ticket, WGGB reported. Broadley won a $1 million prize on that ticket.

Broadley decided to take a one-time payment of $650,000 before taxes, according to the news outlet. Broadley has not said how he plans to spend his winnings.

The lottery said that Broadley took his winning ticket to the lottery headquarters on Valentine’s Day to claim his prize along with the card his mother gave him and said, “Thanks, mom.”

The store that Broadley’s winning ticket came from, Lakeview General Store in Tyngsborough got a $10,000 bonus selling the ticket, lottery officials said.





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