Bronx Man Wins $1M Jackpot on Lottery Scratch-off Ticket
Bronx , Feb 14, 2020
Rafael Matias of the Bronx is New York’s newest Lottery millionaire. Matias won his $1 million jackpot prize on a Mega Millions/Powerball scratch-off ticket.
Matias purchased his winning ticket at the Hua Mei Discount Store on Boston Road in the Bronx. He opted to receive his $1 million prize as a one-time lump sum payment totaling $506,432 after required withholdings.
Matias is the 12th New York Lottery player to claim a prize totaling $1 million or more this year.
The New York Lottery contributed $1,263,968,814 in Lottery Aid to Education to school districts throughout the five boroughs of New York City during fiscal year 2018-2019.
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The New York Lottery continues to be North America’s largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.47 billion in fiscal year 2018-2019 to help support education in New York State. The Lottery’s contribution represents approximately 13 percent of total state education aid to local school districts.
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