Kevin Lunardini of Chicopee is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s new “$4,000,000 Bonus Cash” instant ticket game that went on sale February 28.
Lunardini chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on using his winnings to buy a house.
His winning ticket was purchased at Mike’s Variety, 335 Dale St. in Chicopee. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.
Four $4 million prizes and fourteen additional $1 million prizes remain in the “$4,000,000 Bonus Cash” $10 instant game.