$1 Million Lotto Winner To Split Prize With Friend

April 19th, 2015   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

Margaret Melanson and her friend had a pact; if either of them won the lottery, they would split the prize.  Their pact was tested when Melanson bought a 100X The Cash instant game card from the Massachusetts Lottery, and she passed the test with flying colors.

When she scratched the ticket it revealed a prize of $1 million.  There was not a moment of hesitation; she claimed the prize in a single payment, which came to less than half a million after taxes, and promptly split it with her friend.

She plans to take a trip to Alaska, then  go back to her normal life as a shopkeeper in Danvers.  Her children and grandchildren will receive portions of her prize.

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