Edmond Larue III of Swansea is the first $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Make My Month” instant game according to Massachusetts State Lottery.
Larue chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 (less tax withholdings). He plans on investing part of his winnings in his business.
He purchased his winning ticket at CVS, 1620 President Avenue in Fall River. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.
Five additional $1 million instant prizes are still available in the $5 “Make My Month” instant game.