North Adams Resident Finds $1M Prize on ‘Golden Ticket’

John A. Luscier Willy Wonka Golden Ticket 2-8-18BRAINTREE, MA – John Luscier of North Adams is the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Willy Wonka Golden Ticket™” instant ticket game.

Luscier, who claimed his prize at the Lottery’s Braintree headquarters Thursday, February 8, chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings).  He plans on investing a portion of his winnings, while using some to go on a vacation.

He purchased his winning ticket at Cumberland Farms, 1366 Curran Highway in North Adams. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

Two $4 million instant prizes and six additional $1 million instant prizes are still available in the $10 “Willy Wonka Golden Ticket™” instant game, which includes Second Chance Drawings for cash prizes and trips to Las Vegas for a chance to win up to $1 billion.