Kevin Purcell of Nantucket has won a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$5,000,000 100X Cashword” instant ticket game.
According to Massachusetts Lottery, Purcell chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (before taxes). A carpenter, Purcell tells Massachusetts Lottery that he plans to put his winnings toward building himself a house.
He purchased his winning ticket at Cumberland Farms located at 30 Sparks Ave. in Nantucket. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for the sale of this ticket.
For the first time since 2019, Newport County residents and employees of the hospitality industry are invited to visit 16 participating attractions in Newport and Bristol Counties from Saturday, June 10 through Monday, June 12.
The puppet of the 10-year-old girl will visit the U.S. Capitol, Boston Common, Joshua Tree National Park and the Edmund Pettus Bridge among other sites during a trek which starts in Boston on Sept. 7 and ends Nov. 5 along the U.S.-Mexico border.